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This page contains the current and most recent UFCW 832 news from the past three months. For older news items, please visit our News Archive page.


2020

Versacold and UFCW 832 Want Government Action On Nearby Workplace Explosions

June 25, 2020

On several occasions, vehicles in a crushing machine at the nearby company, Industrial Metals have exploded, sending metal shrapnel onto the property of VersaCold Logistic Services, where United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) Local 832 members park and eat lunch. Both VersaCold and UFCW 832 are appalled at the Pallister Government’s inaction to provide a safe environment for workers...

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Category: VersaCold

FreshCo Ltd. Frequently Asked Questions

June 22, 2020

Over the past week and a half, the union representatives for the stores that were announced to be converted to FreshCo have been answering questions by email, phone and in-person meeting. We have compiled those most common questions for you below, and at the bottom of the page is the FAQ that the employer gave out.

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Category: Sobey's

Risk Recognition Program - updated info

June 18, 2020

UPDATE: 

The deadline to apply for Manitoba's Risk Recognition Program has been extended to June 29, 2020, at noon, and the eligibility has been expanded to include more front line workers. If you weren’t eligible before, check it out, you may be now!

If you have any questions, please check the website below. You will find all the information...

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Category: Covid-19

Red River Co-op Proposal Meetings

June 10, 2020

 TO: ALL MEMBERS OF RED RIVER COOPERATIVE LTD. 


Dear Red River Co-op Members, 

Due to the challenges we are facing with the COVID-19 pandemic the Union is not able to hold our traditional proposal meeting where we all meet to discuss what you want to see in your next Collective Agreement. Instead, we are going to be holding a Telephone Townhall meeting for all members at...

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Category: Red River Co-op

UFCW 832 stands in solidarity with the black community

June 5, 2020

Racism, discrimination and violence are not acceptable in our workplaces, or anywhere in our society. Whether it’s from a manager, a co-worker, or our police, it must be challenged and eliminated.

We have always been proud of our diversity and we will continue to empower our members stand up and fight against racism, discrimination and violence.

Black Lives Matter.

 

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Maple Leaf Bargaining is beginning

June 2, 2020

 

We have begun the process of preparing for this year’s negotiations with your employer and your contract will expire on December 31, 2020.

We are putting together your...

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Category: Maple Leaf Consumer Foods-Winnipeg

HyLife Members Ratify New Collective Agreement

May 31, 2020

Sunday, May 31, 2020 – Over a series of meetings this weekend, UFCW 832 members working at HyLife voted yes by 76% to ratify their new contract.

The bargaining committee worked incredibly hard to get a good agreement for the membership that was fair. The bargaining committee was able to reach a collective agreement that exceeds industry standards and makes improvements...

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Category: HyLife

Workers at Wings of Power Ratify New Collective Agreement

May 28, 2020

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 – UFCW 832 members working at Wings of Power ratified a new one-year Collective Agreement by mail-in ballot.

This new agreement brings 1.5% in wages, cleans up language and addresses a number of issues members were having regarding using their personal vehicles for work.

“This membership provides vital services in a small rural Manitoba setting that helps...

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UFCW 832 welcomes Stonewall & Gimli Red River Co-ops to the Union!

May 27, 2020

TO ALL EMPLOYEES AT RED RIVER CO-OP STONEWALL & GIMLI 
WELCOME TO UFCW LOCAL 832! 

On May 23 & 24, 2020, you received a letter from Red River Co-op letting you know that as a result of a Manitoba Labour Board...

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Category: Red River Co-op

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