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.


2007

Additional Negotiations Scheduled for Westburn Electric

June 5, 2007
Negotiations were held on May 24th and 25th. The employer continues to request concessions.
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Category: News, Westburne Industrial Enterprises

Vista Park Lodge Negotiations Moved

May 10, 2007 UFCW Local 832 negotiator, Mary Johnson would like to inform the members at Vista Park Lodge that negotiations have been moved to June 25-27th. The company has not received the funding and staffing information from Manitoba Health so the negotiations had to be moved. If you have any questions please feel free to call Mary at 786-5055.

Category: News

Notice to Impact Security Guards

May 4, 2007 It has come to the Union’s attention that members working at Impact Security have not received their pay. Unfortunately this is not the first time this has happened and the company was warned last time that they would be responsible for any service charges members occurred for late and non-payment. If you incurred any charges because of your late pay cheque please contact your union... » Read More

Category: Impact Security, News

Budget Rent-a-Car Negotiations Update

May 4, 2007 As a result of the strike vote meeting held on May 3, your employer has advised the government appointed conciliation officer that they wish to meet with your Union bargaining committee to resume negotiations.  Therefore negotiation meeting dates have been scheduled for May 30th and 31st.  Darren Goring and UFCW negotiator Beatrice Bruske will attend the meeting and... » Read More

Category: Avis & Budget Rent-A-Car, News

UFCW Local 832 Participates in Day of Mourning Walk

April 27, 2007
At noon today members of UFCW Local 832 executive board joined members of various unions in Manitoba to participate in the Day of Mourning walk. Along with labour leaders and activists over 125 students from West Kildonan Collegiate, St. Nortbert Collegiate and other school participated at today’s event.
The march went from the Union Centre on Broadway to the Legislature...
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Category: Training Centre News, News

UFCW Members Save on Special CBC Performance

April 18, 2007 On May 15, will be the 88th Anniversary of the start of the Winnipeg General Strike. Composer Danny Schur will be presenting songs of the award-winning musical, Strike! This event is a CBC Radio Concert Special, in affiliation with the CBC and MayWorks. The special concert will consist of nine alumni all-star cast singing the songs from the show in front of a live audience at the Burton... » Read More

Category: Training Centre News, News

CLC Roles out Better Choice Campaign

April 18, 2007

2007 will be a busy year for Manitoban’s as they are poised to hit the poles twice this spring to elect both Provincially and Federally. The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) has started its "Better Choice" campaign. The Better Choice campaign is targeted at the not yet announced Federal election and asks working people five questions based on Jobs, Childcare, Education and...

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Category: Training Centre News, News

Update at Grace Hospital

March 23, 2007
Negotiations with your employer have been dragging.  Your committee last met with the employer’s bargaining committee on February 22, 2007.  At this meeting your employer tabled a wage proposal of 2% per year in each year of a three year agreement.  In addition to the wage increase, your employer has proposed market adjustment increases of a one time 1.5% increase effective April 1,...
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Category: Grace General Hospital, News

Bargaining Update for Holiday Inn & Suites

March 21, 2007 Following the proposal meetings that were held in January, some bargaining meetings were set up for February 7th and 20th.  Your bargaining committee consisting of myself as Director of Negotiations and Robert Schoch and Juanita Scott met with the Company’s lawyer on February 7th and gave him your proposals.  We were ready to meet the Company on February 20th to hear if they were prepared to... » Read More

Category: News

Notice to Security Guards

March 9, 2007 The provincial government now requires security officers to produce a criminal records check and a child abuse registry check to qualify for a licence. Officers requiring a criminal record check will advise by their employer but all guards must provide a child abuse check as it is new this year. Proof that you have applied for these checks will be necessary prior to... » Read More

Category: SRG Security Resource Group, Training Centre News, News

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