Staff Discount

Employees receive a 15% discount on food, a 25% discount on wellness products, and at the Seward Co-op Creamery Cafe. These discounts extend to your live-in partner and dependents, as well.


After 1,000 hours of employment, employees earn co-op ownership.

Union Representation

Most of our employees are represented by the United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 663 and are compensated based on their contract. Those employees who are not part of the bargaining unit are compensated using the City of Minneapolis living wage model.

Insurance Benefits

Full-time employees are eligible for affordable health and dental insurance, as well as employer-paid long-term disability and life insurance. Full- and part-time employees can choose flexible spending account, vision, short-term disability, accident and supplemental life policies.

Community Service Hours

Employees earn paid community service hours that may be used for volunteer work at eligible non-profits.

Retirement Plan

Employees are eligible to contribute to a 401K retirement plan after accruing 1,000 hours.