In 1967, Red Wing Local 290 was merged with Local 455.
As the price of doing business increased, so did the monthly dues. In 1960, the dues were $10.00 a month. By the end of the 1960s, the dues had increased to $18.55 a month. The total package was $6.88 per hour. By the end of the 1960s, total membership was up to 576.