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.


2017

Tentative Deal Reached at Aramark Refreshment

April 12, 2017

The union and the company have reached a tentative deal.  As such, the union has scheduled a ratification vote for the members working at Aramark Refreshment for May 9.

Union negotiator Debra Malquist stated, “The committee is recommending acceptance of this new deal. The agreement provides for reasonable improvements to the existing terms and conditions of employment.”

Category: Aramark

Health Care Negotiations on HOLD!

April 11, 2017

Due to the provincial PC Government introducing Bills 28 and 29, negotiations that were ongoing for the St. Boniface Hospital, St. Boniface Hospital DSM, LRHA Laundry Inkster site and the Northern Regional Health Authority (NRHA) are all on hold.

The union had warned its members this round of bargaining was going to be a very difficult one, as the PC government has made...

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Date Set for Red River Co-op Gas Bar Negotiations

April 6, 2017

Negotiator Sonia Taylor will head up the union negotiating committee for the bargaining of a new collective agreement for members at Red River Co-op gas bars. The parties will commence negotiations on May 24. Following this meeting, the union will provide the members with information on additional dates and the status of negotiations.

Category: Red River Co-op Gas Bar

Negotiations Underway at Agropur

April 6, 2017

The negotiating committees met on March 14, 15 and 16 to commence bargaining towards a new collective agreement for the union members working at Agropur Co-operative.

Union negotiator Sonia Taylor said, “We had a good start to negotiations and we have agreed to a majority of non-monetary proposals.”

Negotiations will continue on May 9, with another meeting date set for May 11....

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Category: Agropur

Carmen Co-op Proposes Concessions

April 6, 2017

The union and the company met on March 22 and 23 begin negotiations. The parties had discussions and were able to agree on some of the non-monetary items.

Unfortunately, the Co-op has proposed several concessions that could take away or reduce some of the benefits and compensations that the members currently have including such things as deleting some of the premiums—night shopping,...

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Category: Carman Co-operatives Ltd.

New contract ratified by Local 832 members at Epc St-Malo Day Program

April 4, 2017

On Monday, March 27 our members at Epic St-Malo Day Program ratified a new two-year collective agreement by 100 per cent.

Members will see a two per cent wage increase each year, an increase in sick time payout and a new 20 year seniority premium and increases to the existing 10 and 15 year premiums.

There was many language improvements added into the contract including all new...

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Reh-Fit Negotiations Moving Along

April 3, 2017

The union negotiating committee, comprised of Cindy Armstrong, Devon Pekrul and lead negotiator Martin Trudel, met with the employer on March 23, 29, 30 and 31. This first round of negotiations was extremely productive and the parties were able to settle all non-monetary items.

Future bargaining dates have been scheduled for May 10 and 11 and at that time the committees we will begin to...

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Category: Reh-Fit Centre

Open letter to members on Bill 29

March 23, 2017

To All UFCW Local 832 Members Working in Healthcare
Bill 29 – The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act

Dear Member,

On March 21st I posted a video on this website to let our members know that we were working hard to get our questions answered about Bill 29 so we could let you know how this bill affects you.

Here is what we know so far:...

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Open letter to members on Bill 28

March 23, 2017

To All UFCW Local 832 Members Working for a Public Sector Employer
Bill 28 – The Public Services Sustainability Act

On March 21st I posted a video on this website to let our members know that we were working hard to get our questions answered about Bill 28 so we could let you know if and how this bill affects you.

Here is what we know so far:...

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Casual Work Opportunity in Brandon

March 22, 2017

UFCW 832 Training Centre in Brandon is looking for members who are interested in occasional work as a receptionist. This is not a permanent position.

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