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.


Tentative Agreement Reached at Heartland Livestock

June 17, 2019

UFCW and Heartland Livestock bargaining committees have reached a tentative deal for a new collective agreement for the members working at the plant.  The union will be scheduling a ratification vote and at that time the details of the new agreement will be reviewed with the members prior to a vote.
Union negotiator Sonia Taylor will advise the members as soon as a date is set.

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Category: Heartland Livestock

Sun Gro Negotiations Set to Start

June 14, 2019

The union and the company bargaining committees will meet on August 20 to begin negotiations towards a new collective agreement for the members working at Sun Gro Horticulture Ltd. Talks will continue on August 21, September 23 and 24. 
Union negotiator Sonia Taylor will provide an update as to the status of these negotiations after the September 24 meeting. Assisting negotiator Taylor...

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Category: Sun Gro Horticulture

Tentative Agreement Reached for members at ESIT Canada.

June 11, 2019

Ratification Vote Session Set for Tuesday, June 25


Please be advised that the ESIT Canada Bargaining Committee comprised of Karen Dietz, Bryce Soulliere and myself are very pleased to inform you that a...

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Category: ESIT Canada

Union Members at Reh-Fit Say Yes New Agreement

June 11, 2019

UFCW Local 832 members working at the Manitoba Cardiac Institute (Reh-Fit) Inc. in Winnipeg voted 100 per cent in favour of a new collective agreement.

During the life of the two-year deal, members will see their wages go up by 3.75 per cent. Other monetary increases included a hike in their employer-paid RRSP contributions and employees can now carry over...

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Category: Reh-Fit Centre

Negotiation Preparations are Well Underway at Maple Leaf

June 7, 2019

Your Maple Leaf Brandon Union Negotiating Committee (see names below) met on Wednesday, June 5th and Thursday, June 6th to prepare for the upcoming negotiations meeting with the Company.  

Your committee reviewed the submissions received from the ballot box suggestions from the plant and all e-mail submissions.  We will be meeting with the Company’s Negotiating Committee on Wednesday,...

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Category: Maple Leaf Fresh Foods-Brandon

Garda Proposal Meetings

June 6, 2019


We have many convenient ways to submit them:

At our Drop-In Meeting
Tuesday, June 11, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m....

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Category: Garda Security

Dauphin Co-op Negotiations Breakdown

June 4, 2019

After seven days of talks on several issues regarding wages, scheduling and important contract language, negotiations between the parties has hit standstill.

Union negotiator Sonia Taylor said, “It is apparent that the Co-op is not serious about reaching a new collective agreement. They are sending a clear message that they are not prepared to offer a fair deal.”

As such,...

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Category: Dauphin Co-operatives Ltd.

Members at Souris Valley Foods Unanimous on Five-Year Deal

May 31, 2019

UFCW Local 832 members working at Souris Valley Foods ratified a new union contract that provides wage increases over the next five years and enhanced benefits.

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EPIC Opportunities Negotiations Underway

May 30, 2019

The union and the company bargaining committees met on May 23, 2019, to begin negotiations towards a new collective agreement for the members working at EPIC Opportunities Inc.

At this meeting, the union brought a very robust proposal package and the employer came in with a smaller proposal package.

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Thousands of Manitobans Marched in the 1919 Solidarity Parade

May 30, 2019

UFCW 832 members recreating the iconic image of the streetcar being tipped.


As the presenting sponsor of the Solidarity Parade, UFCW Local 832 lead the parade with its custom-built float that was a...

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