Monthly Archives: March 2018

No Spring Recess for Working People

The Minnesota Legislature begins its spring recess this week. While they take a break, the majority party’s many bills attacking working people will be left on the table until they return. Some items on their unfinished agenda include: • Making … Continue reading

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Letter to our Members

To Our Pension Members: The recently ratified collective bargaining agreements with Supervalu and independent employers included a historic restructuring of our retirement program. I consider the outcome of these contracts to be a total success on behalf of UFCW Local … Continue reading

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Minneapolis Grocery Retail Contracts Ratified

By Matt Utecht, President I’m proud to report that the majority of our contracts for our large and independent grocers were ratified on or before Sunday, March 4. Members voted on Kowalski’s, Jerry’s, and Supervalu & independent grocers’ contracts including … Continue reading

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UFCW Local 653 & Local 1189 Join Together in the Labor Against Cancer Movement for THE LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY

    Tuesday, March 13, 2018 Media Advisory Photo Opportunity  UFCW Local 653 & Local 1189 Join Together in the Labor Against Cancer Movement for THE LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY WHAT:             United Food and Commercial Workers Locals 653 & 1189, … Continue reading

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UFCW Local 653 Members at Supervalu Cub Foods, Kowalski’s, and Independent Grocers approve multi-year union contracts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sunday, March 4, 2018 Contact: Jessica Hayssen 651.261.8559 jessicah@ufcw653.org UFCW Local 653 Members at Supervalu Cub Foods, Kowalski’s, and Independent Grocers approve multi-year union contracts Local 653 Leads Unionized Grocery Industry in Variable Annuity Pension Plan that … Continue reading

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