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.


Northern Meats Meeting Cancelled.

November 28, 2006 Today's storm has resulted in the ratification meeting being rescheduled. The meeting is now taking place as follows: Tuesday, December 5th at 7:00 PM at the Union office, 1412 Portage Avenue. I look forward to seeing you at the meeting. In the meantime should you have any questions or concerns, please call Mary Johnson at 786-5055.

Category: Northern Meats, Training Centre News, News

Winnipeg Office closes at 3pm Tuesday, November 28

November 28, 2006 Due to bad weather the Winnipeg office will be closed today at 3pm due to poor driving conditions.

Category: Training Centre News, News

Negotiations Update for J.C. Foods Members

November 23, 2006
Negotiations are scheduled to commence on Tuesday, January 9th at the Union office.UFCW negotiator Mary Johnson toured your workplace on November 21st. Although she did not get a chance to speak with you,Mary feels that she is now better able to understand the work you are doing having visually observed some of it. Mary will be meeting with your union rep, Darcel...
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Category: News

Notice to Safeway members Winnipeg/Selkirk

November 22, 2006 The union has recently been made aware of the "Expression of Interest" for Bakery department positions. The company has advised the union that they will consider late applicants who are interested in applying for the bakery department positions. You can download the form at the bottom of this page. If you have any questions please contact your union representative.

Category: News

Notice to Westfair Members

November 20, 2006
The union has had the opportunity to speak with Industrial Relations in regards to the hours of operation for all Superstores in Manitoba for the 2 weeks pre-Christmas December 11th to December 23rd, 2006. This is an initiative of Westfair Foods across Canada from B.C.
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Category: News

Budget Rent-a-Car Negotiations Update

November 19, 2006
As you are aware, your union negotiating committee met with your employer on October 17, 2006, in an effort to reach a new collective agreement.  The employer and the union were able to reach agreement on many non-monetary issues.  However, the employer has proposed a regressive wage structure, which would see a wage increase for existing employees, but a drop in the wage rate for all...
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Category: Avis & Budget Rent-A-Car, News

Resource Centre Officially Opens

November 14, 2006 On November 14 local 832 officially opened the new resource centre with a ribbon cutting ceremony. MGEU President Peter Olfert and Bonny Neal director of the MGEU resource centre were on hand along with Manitoba Federation of Labour President Darlene Dziewit, for the ceremony. MGEU was also given a “Solidarity Award” for their assistance in helping local 832 in developing the new centre. “... » Read More

Category: Training Centre News, News

MFL Convention Concludes

November 5, 2006 The 50th Anniversary of the MFL Convention went without a hitch this year, and progressed so quickly that the MFL executive was able to pass a motion to conclude the convention a day early because everything was moving faster than expected. The convention on Friday paid tribute to three of the past presidents of the MFL, Wilf Hudson, (father to UFCW union representative Blair Hudson) Susan... » Read More

Category: News

Manitoba Federation of Labour Convention Kicks-Off

November 2, 2006 On November 2nd, the Manitoba Federation of Labour started their four day convention at the Winnipeg Convention Centre. The event got underway early Thursday morning with a passionate speech by Winnipeg Labour Council President Larry Pelzer. Larry talked about how disappointed he was to see that only five of the eight  Winnipeg Labour Council endorsed candidates were elected on October 25. » Read More

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Ratification for Members at Portage Friendship Centre

November 1, 2006
The union is pleased to advise that negotiations with your employer have resulted in a tentative agreement being reached on the wage re-opener in your collective agreement. The date, times and location of the ratification vote is as follows: Date:          Monday, November 20th, 2006 Time:                   12:00 Noon Place:        ...
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Category: News


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