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.


Agreement reached at Westburne Electric

July 27, 2007
The union is pleased to advise that negotiations with your employer have resulted in a tentative agreement being reached.Thank you for your strong support of your negotiating committee.
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Category: News, Westburne Industrial Enterprises

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...
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Category: Loblaws, News

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.
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Category: Loblaws, News

Union warns members to stay cool during extreme heat

July 23, 2007 With the extreme heat that has hit the province recently, your union wants you to know its important to stay cool and keep hydrated during this time. It is important to note that if your employer refuses to allow you time to cool down and hydrate, you can refuse to work until you are given such time. If you have any concerns or problems at work please contact your union representative... » Read More

Category: Training Centre News, News

Agreement Reached at IGA Maples

July 19, 2007 A deal has been reached for the members at Maples IGA. Details of the new collective agreement will be given out at the ratification. The ratification will take place at Canad Inn's McPhillips July 31 10am & 7pm

Category: IGA, News

Maple Leaf Announces Closure of Marion Street Facility

July 18, 2007
At 1:30pm today, Maple Leaf company officials announced that the Marion Street facility is slated to be closed on October 26, 2007. UFCW Local 832 President Robert Ziegler was on hand at the announcement today to also let the members know that the union along with two of the senior shop stewards at Marion Street will be meeting with the company immediately to negotiate a closure...
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Category: Training Centre News, News

Negotiations Update for Ikwe-Widdjiitiwin Members

July 17, 2007
We know that you have been very patient about your wage increases for 2006 and 2007. The issue has been one of getting proper government funding for the Shelters for this time period.
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Category: Ikwe-Widdjiitiwin, News

Notice to all Garda Members

July 17, 2007
Negotiations for a new collective agreement started with your employer on May 25th and June 6th, 2007.  Your negotiating committee comprised of Debbie Jones, Louise Tod, Fred Ennis and myself met with your employer who is represented at the bargaining table by Robert Bouvier from Garda’s Montreal office, as well as Dennis Cleaver and Travis Hoemsen from the Winnipeg...
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Category: Garda Security, News

UFCW National President Wayne Hanley's Editorial in Winnipeg Free Press

July 10, 2007 The recent decision by the Manitoba Labour Board to certify a union of migrant workers at Mayfair Farms in Portage la Prairie was not only a just decision but wholly in keeping with a ruling by Canada's Supreme Court on June 8 that the right to collective bargaining is guaranteed to all workers in Canada under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Yes, this includes migrant workers. To... » Read More

Category: Training Centre News, News

Bargaining update for Grace Hospital Members

July 3, 2007
As most of you are aware, the MAHCP and MGEU groups settled their collective agreements recently, setting a standard for the professional technical members at Health Care facilities in Manitoba.
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Category: Grace General Hospital, News


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