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Your worksite page on UFCW1189.org has everything you need to know about your union membership.
On September 15, 2016, UFCW Local 1189 and its negotiating committee (Ethan Gaylord, Nathan Gaylord and Justin Buetow) met with the Employer for negotiations. The new St. Paul retail agreement was discussed, along with health insurance, wages, and other contract language concerns. Local 1189 is currently working on language proposals and the Employer is putting together a wage proposal. Please watch for further updates.
Local 1189 is concerned for our members and their families using health care through the Allina system while MNA is on strike. As the chair and trustee of the UFCW Local 1189 and St. Paul Employers Health & Welfare Fund and trustee of the Northern MN-WI Area Retail Food Health & Welfare Fund, Local 1189 President Jennifer Christensen sent a letter to all Plan participants and Plan trustees citing her concerns about quality control and patient safety. MNA is on strike against the following Allina hospitals: United/St.
Update 9/23/16: It is Local 1189's understanding that your Employer is attempting to resolve these issues through each individual store director and department. We received an email from Tracy McDonald late on Thursday evening detailing the steps they have taken to confirm this.
From aflcio.org, 9/16/16: Dear Mr. Trump: My name is Dan Mahoney. I was born and raised in New York. I am a proud member and employee of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), the union that represents backstage crew and technicians in entertainment. Working in motion pictures and television, I have worked alongside many celebrities, politicians, actors and other personalities.