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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.


2018

ACL Virden Negotiations Start in June

April 11, 2018

Negotiation dates have now been set in June to start bargaining the renewal of the collective agreement for UFCW Local 832 union members working at ACL Virden.

Martin Trudel will head the union negotiating committee. Once bargaining begins, he will provide updates as negotiations progress.

Category: ACL Virden

Carberry Distribution Centre (CDC) Negotiations Set for May 29

April 11, 2018

The union bargaining committee comprised of head negotiator Martin Trudel, Derek Alcock and Kelly Rankmore, will meet with employer on May 29 and 30.

During this first set of bargaining, the union will present the list of proposals regarding improved contract language, benefits and wage increases that they would like see negotiated into the new collective agreement for the members...

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Category: Carberry Distribution Centre

FASD LIFE’S JOURNEY-OFFICE WORKERS NEGOTIATIONS CONTINUE

March 27, 2018

The negotiations of the renewal of the collective agreement for the FASD Life’s Journey-Office Workers is set to continue on April 20.

Union negotiator Martin Trudel said, “I’m pleased to advise that the FASD board of directors has given the agency direction in terms of how the funding is to be used and as such bargaining is now set to resume. The union committee is confident the...

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Category: FASD Life's Journey

Proposal Meetings for Visions of Independance

March 26, 2018

Your existing Collective Bargaining Agreement expires on June 30, 2018. We have already begun to prepare for negotiations to bargain a new agreement on your behalf.  Part of the preparation process is to obtain your ideas about what improvements should be negotiated into it.  

As such, we will be hosting proposal meetings for you to attend so we can obtain those ideas...

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Category: Visions of Independence

Workers at Safeway ratify new contract

March 25, 2018

On Sunday, March 25, 2018, UFCW Local 832 members working at Safeway voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new four-year collective agreement with Sobeys. Thanks to an overwhelming strike mandate, the bargaining committee was able to protect the rights and benefits that Safeway employees have fought for over the...

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Category: Sobey's

Workers at Sysco Warehouse ratify new contract

March 22, 2018

On March 22, 2018, UFCW Local 832 members ratified a new deal for workers at Sysco Warehouse. 

The new contract was ratified by 59%, bringing in improvements to wages, benefits, improved language, and addressed Engineered Labour Standard (ELS) concerns.

"There was a lot of back and forth to reach a good deal for the members, but in the end, we got a good contract for the...

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Category: SYSCO Food Services

Tentative agreement reached with Sobeys

March 17, 2018

Watch President Traeger's video update on the tentative agreement reached today (March 17, 2018)

 

The bargaining committee representing...

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Category: Sobey's

Safeway (Sobeys) Bargaining update for March 16, 2018

March 16, 2018

The bargaining committee has been at the table all day with the employer, there is no update we can give at this time on the progress.

Stay tuned for an update tomorrow when bargaining wraps up.

We would also like to repeat one last time, that there is no strike this Sunday, March 18.  There will be meetings across the province next Sunday, March 25, 2018.

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Category: Sobey's

Ratification Vote Scheduled for Sysco Warehouse

March 16, 2018

The bargaining committees for Sysco Warehouse tweaked some of the concerns that the members had raised at the last ratification vote. As a result, the parties reached a new tentative deal.

As such, the union is holding ratification vote sessions in order to present this new deal to the members and give them the opportunity to vote on whether or not to accept it.

“The members...

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Category: SYSCO Food Services

Ratification Vote Scheduled for Sysco Warehouse

March 16, 2018

The bargaining committees for Sysco Warehouse tweaked some of the concerns that the members had raised at the last ratification vote. As a result, the parties reached a new tentative deal.

As such, the union is holding ratification vote sessions in order to present this new deal to the members and give them the opportunity to vote on whether or not to accept it.

“The members...

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Category: SYSCO Food Services

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