The Wedge Co-op reached an agreement yesterday on a three-year contract with its warehouse workers, who unionized this spring in a labor dispute.
Warehouse employees at the Wedge organized through UFCW 1189 due to concerns about stagnant wages and a top-down management style. Union leader Bernie He ... More >>
Aldi employees at the St. Paul store on Suburban Avenue have scheduled a vote to join UFCW Local 1189 later this month.
With the June 29 election date approaching, store management has begun aggressively lobbying its workers to vote no on unionization. Management recently issued a cheesy anti-union ... More >>
A dozen workers at a St. Paul Aldi store have formally filed for an election to join UFCW Local 1189, according to union organizer Curtis Neff.The workers, at 2005 Suburban Avenue, are scheduled to vote on joining the union June 29, Neff says. UFCW 1189 has had a contentious relationship with the su ... More >>
The Wedge Co-op has dropped Seaton, Peters & Revnew as its law firm for labor negotiations with newly unionized warehouse workers following critical feedback from members.
Wedge board president Sarah Wovcha says she received numerous emails from members about the law firm's perceived "anti-unio ... More >>
The Wedge Co-op has hired an anti-union law firm to handle labor negotiations with its newly unionized warehouse employees, a labor organizer says.
Wedge spokeswoman Elizabeth Archerd confirms the co-op has hired Seaton, Peters & Revnew to "advise on the legalities of contract negotiations," th ... More >>
Employees of the Wedge's Co-op Partners Warehouse have formed a union to voice their dissatisfaction with wages and management decisions.
In addition to the Wedge storefront on Lyndale Avenue, the Wedge runs a warehouse in St. Paul that's a supplier to many co-ops, grocery stores, and restaurants. T ... More >>