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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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Eastside Food Co-op workers vote to unionize with UFCW Local 653

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

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Crow Wing County Fair 2012

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

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Second Annual Recognition Dinner

This fall we will be hosting our Second Annual Recognition Dinner to honor members from Local 653 who have achieved 25 years in our industry. Last year I started these recognition dinners because I thought it was important to recognize … Continue reading

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