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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

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

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

Tentative Agreement Reach at Lorette Marketplace

March 16, 2018

A tentative agreement has been reached between the parties for a new collective agreement for the members at Lorette Marketplace. The union will be recommending acceptance of this settlement to the members.

Union negotiator Sonia Taylor, who headed up these negotiations, has scheduled a ratification vote for Sunday, April 15. At the meeting, full details of the settlement will be...

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Category: Lorette Marketplace

Safeway updates and FAQs

March 15, 2018

Bargaining has been slow, but your union has been trying to reach a deal for all members working at Safeway.

The Bargaining Committee has been out in stores to answer any questions the members have and to make sure everyone is aware of the meetings taking place around the province on March 25th.

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Category: Sobey's

Clearing up any strike confusion

March 14, 2018

A strike will not start this Sunday, March 18, 2018!
If you are scheduled to work on Sunday, make sure you show up for your shift.

The collective agreement with Sobeys for all members at Safeway expires at midnight this Saturday, March 17, BUT before a strike can take place, you, the members will have the opportunity to vote on the company’s...

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Category: Sobey's

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