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.


New Four-Year Deal Reached at Grace Hospital

August 17, 2007
UFCW Local 832 members at the Grace Hospital, including laboratory employees under Diagnostic Services of Manitoba (DSM) umbrella, ratified a new four-year deal by 82 per cent. All employees covered by the new union agreement will receive a 2.5 per cent wage increase retroactive to April 1, 2006, with a further increase of 2.5 per cent retroactive to April 1. Two more wages hikes of 2.5...
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Category: Grace General Hospital, News

Garda Cancels Negotiations

August 13, 2007 Local 832 wants to inform the members working for Garda Security that the company has recently cancelled negotiation meetings for August 14-16. Now the union is in the process of trying to schedule new dates with Garda. The union will also be applying to the Minister of Labour for conciliation in hopes of getting the company back to the table. As soon as new dates are set the union will... » Read More

Category: Garda Security, Training Centre News, News

Inspyre Solutions ratify new agreement

August 7, 2007
On Tuesday, August 7 members working at Inspyre Solutions the former Fanueil Group ratified a new three-year agreement by 94%. The new collective agreement provides a signing bonus of $250 for full-time and $150 for part-time members who are at the top end of the wage scale. For those not at top rate, they receive 30 cents an hour in their first year and 35 cents increase in the second...
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Category: News

New Agreement Reached at Maples IGA

July 31, 2007
On July 31, members of UFCW Local 832 employed at Maples IGA in Winnipeg voted overwhelmingly in favour of a new three-year collective agreement. The new agreement sees strong improvements in wages with a three per cent increase to the start and top rates and 2.5 percent on the rest of the rates. Wages will reach $16.85 an hour for a Sales Service Clerk (cashier) and $19.77 an hour for...
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Category: IGA, News

Ratification Date set for INSPYRE Solutions

July 30, 2007 Tuesday August 7, 2007 9:00am, 5:30pm & 8:30pm Winnipeg Convention Centre 375 York Avenue, Winnipeg Millenium Suite

Category: News

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: Westburne Industrial Enterprises, News

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


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