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Westfair stewards receive training

June 23, 2008
Westfair stewards and negotiating committee members took part in a two-day negotiations seminar on June 10 and 11 at the UFCW Training Centre. The timing of the seminar was important as negotiations are set to start mid this month. It’s been widely reported that this set of negotiations will be the hardest since the late ‘80s.

Westfair Breakfast Meetings Announced

June 19, 2008
UFCW Local 832 Westfair Night Crew Grocery Members in Winnipeg The Union would like to invite you to a special meeting for your department only. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss any issues with your working conditions or any questions you may have about your Collective Agreement. Meeting dates are: WEDNESDAY, JULY 9/08 AT 8:00AM @ TRAVEL LODGE AT FERMOR (STORES 1509 & 1514) FRIDAY, JULY 11/08 AT 8:00AM @ SMITTY’S ON HENDERSON (STORES 1505, 1506 & 1512) TUESDAY, JULY 22/08 AT 8:00AM @ CANAD INN POLO PARK (STORES 1508, 1511 & 1516) Breakfast will be provided.

Westfair Survey Draw Winners Announced!

March 31, 2008
Congratulations to the Westfair members who participated in the proposal survery for upcoming negotiations.

Reminder to Westfair Members Proposal Meeting this Sunday!

March 13, 2008
The union would like to remind all Westfair members that a proposal meeting will be held this Sunday, March 16 at the Fairmont Hotel in Winnipeg at 7:00pm. Please make every effort to attend.

Department changes at Westfair

July 27, 2007
The union has just been made aware that Westfair will be altering departments tentatively set for July 29. The changes are as follows:
  • BBQ’s and Patios will move into Housewares from Leisure.
  • Seasonal and Homes & Office will move to Housewares.
  • Hardware and Auto to Leisure from Home & Garden.
If you have lost hours because of these changes, you should contact your union rep to discuss the situation.

Notice to all Westfair Stewards

July 23, 2007
It has been brought to the Union’s attention that in approximately 2 weeks the hours of operations at all Superstores in Manitoba are changing. The hours are changing from the current hours of operation of 9:00 A.M. – 10:00 P.M. to new hours of 8:00 A.M.

Notice to all Safeway and Westfair Members

June 11, 2007
As most of you are aware, Canada Day usually falls on July 1. However, according to changes to the Federal Holidays Act when July 1 falls on a Sunday, Canada Day is on July 2. As a result, Westfair Foods and Canada Safeway stores will be open on Sunday, July 1, 2007 but will be closed on Monday, July 2, 2007. Due to the holiday falling on July 2 this year, Sunday July 1, 2007 is not a holiday; therefore, retail businesses can be open like other Sundays and employees who work that day are paid their regular hourly rate of pay.
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