Monthly Archives: July 2017

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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Minneapolis Grocery Workers Retail Survey now open for UFCW 653 Members!

UFCW 653 Minneapolis Grocery workers, we need your thoughts and opinions! Our Collective Bargaining Agreement expires on March 3, 2018. The expiration of this Agreement provides us the opportunity to negotiate over the wages, benefits and working conditions members want … Continue reading

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