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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

CDC Members Ratify a New Agreement

June 21, 2018

On June 19, 2018, UFCW Local 832 union members working at the Carberry Distribution Centre unanimously voted “yes” to accept a new four-year collective agreement.

During the life of the contract, the employees’ wages will increase by eight per cent. The new agreement also includes an increase to the freezer premium as well as to the amount of banked time.

“It’s a good agreement...

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Category: Carberry Distribution Centre

Red Rive Co-op Negotiations Challenging, to Continue Next Month

June 15, 2018

The Union and the Co-op negotiating committees met on June 11, 12 and 13 for three full days of challenging bargaining. The parties had very open and productive discussions on options that are available to resolve the outstanding issues, which deal with mostly monetary issues. However difficult decisions still need to be made for both bargaining committees.

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Category: Red River Co-op

Negotiations in Motion for Members at Avis Budget Car Rental

June 5, 2018

On May 22, the union met with the employer to commence bargaining towards the renewal of the collective agreement for the members working at Avis Budget Car Rental. At that time, the parties exchanged proposals and persevered bargaining on May 23 and 24.

By the end of that session, the negotiating committees had agreed to some of the non-monetary items and had good discussions on...

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Category: Avis & Budget Rent-A-Car

Gillam Co-op Negotiations Continuing Next Month

June 5, 2018

The Union and the Co-op negotiating committees met again during the week of May 28 to continue negotiations towards the renewal of the collective agreement for the members working at the Gillam Co-op.

During this session, the parties resumed talks on the outstanding non-monetary items, which the majority of them have now been dealt with. The parties also provided complete responses on...

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Category: Gilliam Co-op

Bargaining Underway at Visions of Independence

June 4, 2018

The first round of negotiations is scheduled to begin with Visions of Independence (VOI) on August 8 and 9.

During the first round, the union negotiating committee, led by negotiator Martin Trudel and assisted by Jennifer Buckingham, Christine Funk, Adetola Osifeso, and Mary Wityshyn, will exchange proposals with the employer. The union’s proposals were based on VOI members’ respective...

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Loblaw bargaining begins

June 2, 2018

Since the start of this year Local 832, has been busy with preparations for bargaining, with Loblaw, between member forums, Steward meetings and a town hall, UFCW has been listening to member's concerns and has been reviewing bargaining proposals.

Yesterday, May 31, the UFCW bargaining committee, led by President Jeff Traeger and Secretary-Treasurer Bea Bruske sat down with the...

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Category: Loblaws

PRIDE PROUD

June 1, 2018

UFCW is a proud supporter of Pride Winnipeg, as well as Pride marches in other communities throughout Manitoba. Local 832 has a long history of being an advocate for equality and inclusion for all its members. The union believes everyone deserves a workplace free from discrimination,...

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Loblaw bargaining committee announced

May 30, 2018

It's with great pleasure that UFCW Local 832 introduces you to your 2018 Loblaw Bargaining Committee. This committee brings an excellent mix of new faces and members who have participated in the process before, ensuring you will be well represented in the negotiations to come.

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Category: Loblaws

Embracing Heritage

May 29, 2018

In commemoration of National Indigenous Peoples History Month, UFCW Canada along with UFCW Local 832 is hosting a two-day event on June 6 and 7 in Winnipeg. UFCW Canada National President Paul Meinema, Local Union Presidents, staff and members from all across Canada will be attending the UFCW Canada 2nd Annual National Indigenous Peoples Celebration.

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FASD Office Workers give100% Strike Mandate

May 28, 2018

UFCW Local 832 FASD Life’s Journey Office Workers gave the union negotiating committee an exceptional strong strike mandate.

“Besides the 100 per cent strike mandate, the members also provided us with valuable feedback that we will be able to take back to the bargaining table,” stated lead union negotiator Martin Trudel.

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Category: FASD Life's Journey

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