Wilder Block Party 2016: Together We Can is a free event that will take place during the day on Saturday, September 17 at the Wilder Center location on Lexington Parkway in Saint Paul. This family-friendly event will be a celebration of cultures, community and hope. Click here for details.
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Member picnic! Leukemia Fundraiser! Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Kaposia Park in South St. Paul. UFCW Local 1189 members and their families are invited to attend. Activities will start at 2:00 p.m. and we will fire up the grills around 5:00 p.m. Activities include a team doubles golf tournament ($10 for team of 2/$5 per person); doubles corn hole bag toss tournament ($10 for team of 2/$5 per person); free games for kids and playground is available. 50/50 Leukemia/Lymphoma Society raffle. All monies go to the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society.
If you are at the fair, don't miss us! UFCW Local 1189 will once again be operating a kiosk at the AFL-CIO House of Labor pavilion located across the street from the DFL booth -- located at the corner of Dan Patch and Cooper (1657 Dan Patch Avenue). Join us as we talk to fair-goers about important UFCW issues. Show your UFCW Local 1189 Union membership card to get great Union logo items! Interested in working? Members who voluteer to work the booth for a minimum of four hours will receive one free ticket for entrance to the fair and a free UFCW Local 1189 t-shirt.
From Workday Minnesota, 8/5/16: Northern Minnesota and east metro grocery workers ratify contracts. SOUTH ST. PAUL Some 4,400 workers employed by grocery stores in the Twin Cities east metro and northern Minnesota have ratified new contracts, their union announced.
Take Steps Now to Prepare for Open Enrollment. The start of open enrollment may still be three months away, but that doesn’t mean you can’t take meaningful action now to make sure you are ready when November 1 rolls around. Many of MNsure’s broker enrollment center partners are already reporting appointment schedules filling up fast, especially on weekends. If you worked with a broker last year, it’s a good idea to contact them now and get your appointment scheduled so you know you are covered.