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UFCW 653’s Mark McGraw receives OUTreach scholarship to national Creating Change Conference

New UFCW Local 653 member Mark McGraw of Linden Hills Co-op recently received one of five prestigious nationwide UFCW OUTreach scholarships to attend the Creating Change Conference in Washington D.C. this January. Congratulations! Mark is thoughtful, inclusive, and fearless in … Continue reading

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What do you want to see in New Fact Finder?

Attention UFCW Local 653 members! We’re redesigning the Fact Finder newsletter to better fit the needs of our membership. Best newsletter ever? Yes! But only with your help. Please take one minute to do this quick online survey so we … Continue reading

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Ours Resort Half Priced Deals!

Ours Resort is a special place any time of year, and it’s a wonderful destination in the winter.  It’s located just one mile from the Lutsen Mountains ski resort, which has great ski slopes.  There are also nearby snowmobile and … Continue reading

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Union Label now proudly at Linden Hills Food Co-op

The UFCW Local 653 Union Label window cling is now proudly facing customers as they enter Linden Hills Food Co-op. Have a great weekend, everyone! #unionlabel #1u #checkthelabel #shopunion

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UFCW Local 653 & Quisberg’s joins groundbreaking efforts to help eliminate blood cancers across the globe

 UFCW Local 653 & Quisberg’s joins groundbreaking efforts to help eliminate blood cancers across the globe Baxter, Minnesota – Today, S & R Quisberg Incorporated is making their mark in creating a world without blood cancer with the launch of … Continue reading

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Breakfast with Santa sign up now open!

          If you’re interested in attending this year’s Breakfast with Santa, you can click here: http://www.ufcw653.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/2017_Fillable_Brkfst_Santa_form2.pdf Or you can fill out the registration form in your Fact Finder. Checks can be made payable to UFCW Local 653. … Continue reading

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UFCW Condemns White House Decision to End DACA

Sept. 5, 2017 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Marc Perrone, president of the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) International Union, issued the following statement regarding the Trump Administration’s termination of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA): “President Trump’s decision to end … Continue reading

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Free College for UFCW Members & Families

Dear UFCW Member: Every day, we are working hard to provide you—and every single one of our members—with real and powerful benefits that can help bring you the better life you have earned and deserve.  One valuable example of this … Continue reading

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Minneapolis workers win $15 minimum wage

71,000 low wage workers who work in Minneapolis will get raises starting in 2018. The Minneapolis City Council passed a municipal minimum wage ordinance on Friday, June 30 that will require businesses to phase in $15/hour over 5 to 7 years, depending … Continue reading

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Seward Community Co-op Workers Join UFCW Local 653

On June 22, workers at three Seward Co-op stores in south Minneapolis voted to join UFCW Local 653 by an overwhelming margin. Earlier in June, the workers at the three stores, including the Creamery Café, the Seward Franklin store on … Continue reading

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