Welcome to UFCW Local 653

See below for President Matt Utecht's Interview with Channel 12 News regarding Hy-Vee Proposal

Monthly Member Meeting for May Cancelled -- Click Here for Details

Health & Welfare and Pension

For information regarding your health insurance or pension.
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Why Union? The Union Benefits

When workers stick together as a union, they have bargaining power.
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Hall 653 For Your Next Event

Beautiful setting for any wedding, meeting or event. Up to 350 guests.
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Click here to view President Matt Utecht's interview with Channel 12 News regarding Hy-Vee Proposal

Click here for Media Release regarding Hy-Vee's plans to move into New Hope.

Notice: Nonunion Grocers No Longer Welcome in Minneapolis!

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Read about Hy-Vee's interest in New Hope here. 


Welcome to UFCW Local 653

The United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 653 represents many jobs, including grocery store workers, nursing home employees, exposition services and paramedic ambulance employees. Strong, active and informed members are essential to the strength of your union. With the participation of our members, the union is able to gain for improved wages, benefits and working conditions. UFCW Local 653 is proud to offer members monthly newsletters, special eventstournamentsscholarshipsticket drawings and access to Ours ResortCamp 653 and our Hall 653 banquet facility.

list_desi.jpg Union meetings will be held the first Monday of every month starting at 6:30. Join us to find out more current information regarding your union. 


UFCW Local 653- Thank you so much for gifts at Christmas time. The gift cards were much appreciated. To all of you at Local 653, Thank you!

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