Energized bakery union settles contract with Cub Foods

Cub union goes head-to-head with “hired gun” negotiator from St. Louis. When Bakers Local 22 developed a new Health Reimbursement Arrangement plan, the union wanted to see the substantial cost savings go into increased wages and pension contributions for its members. The union readily settled good contracts with Lunds and Byerly’s (170 employees) and with Jerry’s Cub Foods (125 employees) earlier this summer. But settling a satisfactory contract with Cub Foods corporate, covering about 350 workers at 30 stores, proved to be a challenge. Continue Reading