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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.


2017

Mound Milk Negotiations Slated for November 9

October 12, 2017

The union negotiating committee, headed by union negotiator Debra Malmquist and Donald Wedderburn, is set to meet with the company on November 9, 2017.

Although the collective agreement covering the members at Mound Milk expired on July 31, 2017, it remains in effect until a new deal has been reached. The union committee will be requesting back pay on any monetary items negotiated....

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Category: Mound Milk Transport

FASD Bargaining Rescheduled

October 4, 2017

The union negotiating committee was set to resume bargaining on September 22, however due to an extensive review of the current benefit plan for the members at FASD, negotiations will now continue on October 27.

Category: FASD Life's Journey

McCain Negotiations

October 4, 2017

The union negotiating committee—lead by negotiator Martin Trudel, John Anderson, Eileen Ball, Julia Coleman and Daniel Udey—has additional bargaining dates scheduled to meet with the employer. Therefore, talks are set for October 10 and 13, November 6 and 7, with further dates in the New Year.

Negotiator Trudel will provide further updates after the October 13 meeting.

Category: McCain Foods

Rally to fight against Wage Freezes for Security Guars

September 29, 2017

Rally for Security Guards

To fight against wage freezes.


Tuesday, October 24, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

On the front steps of the Legislative Building


Security Guards have mandatory expenses that are paid out-of-pocket, including...

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Manitoba Security Guards facing a surprise wage-freeze by Pallister Government

September 29, 2017

 

Manitoba security guards won’t be getting the pay increase they were expecting on October 1. Instead, the Pallister Government is in the middle of pausing legislation that governs Manitoba’s security guards minimum wages — and may be planning to revoke it entirely.

UFCW is holding a rally at the Legislative Building on October 24, 2017...

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Category: G4S Security, Garda Security, Impact Security, Securitas Security, SRG Security Resource Group

Sysco Warehouse Members to Prepare for Negotiations

September 27, 2017

The existing collective agreement for UFCW members working at the Sysco warehouse in Winnipeg expires on December 29, and the union has already begun to prepare for the bargaining of a new agreement.

Part of the preparation, is to obtain ideas on what improvements the members would like to see negotiated into their new contract. As such, union negotiator Blake Crothers has scheduled...

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Category: SYSCO Food Services

The Public Services Sustainability Act (Bill 28) Update

September 26, 2017

The Public Services Sustainability Act (Bill 28) Update

Further to my previous correspondence on the aforementioned bill, I wanted to personally reach out to all of you in the assisted living sector to provide you with a brief update on its status.

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Rolling Dale Negotiations Continue October 26

September 22, 2017

The bargaining committees for Rolling Dale Enterprises will continue negotiations on October 26. The only issues still on the table are the monetary proposals. The union will provide the members at Rolling Dale with an update after the October 26 meeting.

Category: Rolling Dale Enterprises

Negotiations Ongoing with Aryzta

September 20, 2017

On September 19, the union and company bargaining committees met with a government appointed conciliation officer in an effort to reach a resolution on some of the outstanding items, which include non-monetary and monetary proposals.

Additional bargaining dates are required and once more dates have been scheduled, the union will notify the members at Aryzta and update them as...

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Category: Arytza

Reh-Fit Members 100% Vote in Favour of New 2-Year Agreement

September 19, 2017

On September 18, the union members at the Reh-Fit Centre voted 100 per cent in favour of a new two-year deal.

 

The employees’ wages will go up by two per cent in each of the agreement and the maintenance employees will receive an additional 6.4 per cent increase in the form of a wage adjustment.

The union bargaining committee is pleased with the new agreement. Besides the...

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Category: Reh-Fit Centre

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