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.


2018

Gillam Co-op Negotiations Ongoing

May 1, 2018

The Union and the Gillam Co-op commenced negotiations on April 24 to 26, 2018. Both sides brought many proposals to the table, which they would like to see negotiated into the renewed collective agreement on behalf of UFCW Local 832 members working at the Co-op.

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Category: Gilliam Co-op

Tentative Deal Reached at Burntwood Legion

April 30, 2018

On April 28, the bargaining committees reached a tentative collective agreement for the members working at the Burntwood Legion (Royal Canadian Legion Branch 244) in Thompson, Manitoba.

Union negotiator Sonia Taylor said, “We are pleased with the new deal and the union committee will be recommending acceptance at the ratification meeting.”

UFCW Local 832 represents the serving...

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Category: Royal Canadian Legion #244

Workers at Aryzta vote to strike

April 29, 2018

On Sunday, April 29, the UFCW Local 832 members working at Aryzta finished ratification meetings that took place over the weekend and voted 60 percent to reject the company’s final offer and go on strike. Workers will begin walking the picket line effective 8 a.m., Monday, April 30.

Workers at Aryzta need to report to the strike trailer at 8 a.m...

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Category: Arytza

Epic de St. Malo Residential Services Members Have New Contract

April 26, 2018

UFCW Local 832 members working at Epic de St. Malo—Residential Services voted in favour of a new two-year collective agreement.

Union negotiator Martin Trudel stated, “The bargaining committee unanimously recommend acceptance of this new two-year deal and as you can see by the strong acceptance, the membership at St. Malo is solid. It’s a good short-term agreement, with no concessions...

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Category: EPIC de St Malo/SMILE of St Malo Inc.

BCO Members Support New Agreement

April 26, 2018

On April 23, the UFCW members working at the Brandon Community Options (BCO) ratified their new collective agreement by 100 per cent.

It is a 2-year contract, which is in line with all the other non-profit agencies in the Province. The main reason for going with a short-term contract is due to the uncertainty of the affects of Bill 28. The members at BCO did receive an increase to their...

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Category: Brandon Community Options

Red River Co-op Negotiations Lagging

April 20, 2018

Negotiations and the setting of additional meeting dates for the negotiating committees to meet, are proving to be a challenge.

The main reason is that the chief negotiator for the company recently left his position with Federated Co-operatives, which negotiates for the Red River Co-operatives. Therefore his workload, including the Red River Co-op negotiations had to reassigned to...

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Category: Red River Co-op

Fort La Bosse School Division Negotiations at Standstill

April 19, 2018

With the current government’s Bill 28 still pending, the Fort La Bosse School Division is not interested in negotiating until a decision on Bill 28 is made. Unless, of course, your union agrees to the conditions as outlined in Bill 28, which we are not prepared to do.

Bill 28 shows blatant disregard for the collective bargaining rights of the workers who provide public services to all...

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Category: Fort la Bosse School Division

McCain Members Vote Yes On New Agreement

April 13, 2018

An overwhelming number of members came out and ratified their new four-year collective agreement by 74%, which contains yearly wage increases of 1.75%, 2.25%, 2.25% and 1.75%. The first increase is retroactive to October 1, 2017. An additional wage adjustment for 14 different classifications of 3.5 percent also forms part of the new agreement.

The union wants to thank the memberships...

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Category: McCain Foods

FASD Members Unanimous on New Agreement

April 13, 2018

On April 11, Local 832 members working FASD Life’s Journey Inc. voted 100 per cent in favour of a new 2 ½-year collective agreement.

Besides a lot of needed language improvements to the agreement and no concessions, the members obtained new seniority premiums equivalent to a 1.75 per cent and a 3.5 per cent increase for full-time employees with five and ten years of seniority. The new...

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Category: FASD Life's Journey

Assistance Requested for MNU Negotiations

April 12, 2018

Negotiations on the renewal of the collective agreement the Local 832 members working at the Manitoba Nurses Union (MNU) will continue on May 10, with the assistance of a conciliation officer. The parties also have bargaining scheduled for May 11.

Union negotiator Sonia Taylor will provide the members with an update after the May 11th meeting.

Category: Manitoba Nurses' Union

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