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Hi, my name is Ace, and I am currently on the UFCW Local 653 bargaining committee for Seward Co-op. By night, my name is VelociSlaughter and I skate with Minnesota Men’s Roller Derby, and our Travel Team, the Twin City … Continue reading
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
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
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
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 26, 2017 Contact: Rena Wong, 612-865-4345, rwong@UFCW653.org Eastside Food Co-op workers vote to unionize with UFCW Local 653 Workers at Eastside Food Co-op in Minneapolis won their election on Thursday, April 20th to form a union with the … Continue reading
Biggest, Best Ever! By Matt Utecht The 2012 Crow Wing County Fair was the biggest and best ever! Our pirate-themed Black Pearl sailed for the second year and again was the biggest draw at the fair. We were featured on … Continue reading