News & Events

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

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

Assisted Living Workers Deserve Better!

May 19, 2020

Earlier today, President Traeger sent a letter to Premier Pallister to call for a $5 hourly wage increase for assisted living workers during this pandemic, in support of the Abilities Manitoba Campaign. Along with the call for this pay increase, President Traeger also...

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Category: Covid-19

Now is ‘still’ the time to be kind!

May 15, 2020

As we head into the long weekend (even though it hardly feels like it), workers on the frontlines of this pandemic are still doing their part as they have since the beginning. Our members in retail and security have been out there with the public making sure shelves are stocked and property and communities are secure. They have also had to maintain social distancing protocols in the places...

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Category: Covid-19

Close Call at Maple Leaf Brandon

May 15, 2020

Last night, the union was informed about a positive case of COVID-19 in a security guard who worked at the plant. The good news for members working at the plant is that the security guard has not been present at the plant for over two weeks, and they contracted COVID-19 after their last shift at the plant.

“This is a reminder of how vigilant we need to be,” said Jeff Traeger, president...

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Category: Covid-19

UFCW Members at Chalet Malouin Ratify New Collective Agreement

May 11, 2020

Workers at Chalet Malouin, a seniors retirement home, ratified their new one-year collective bargaining agreement this week.

In addition to a 1.5% wage increase, the workers at Chalet Malouin secured the following benefits:

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Category: Chalet Malouin

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