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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.


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

Notice to all Members at Faneuil

October 31, 2006 Any members who were denied general holiday pay for Thanksgiving are encouraged to contact their shop steward or Darcel Lecocq your union rep at 786-5055 immediately. Members are reminded to photocopy their pay stub and explanation by the company. A grievance has been filed but information is required to assure the grievance process proceeds as quickly and accurately as... » Read More

Category: News

Amber Meadows Negotiations Update

October 19, 2006
Additional negotiations were held September 1st (via telephone) then on September 27th, 28th, and 29th, October 17th, 18th, and 19th at conciliation services. On September 29th negotiations ended abruptly within half an hour of starting, when the company negotiator had an outburst of anger. Such behavior...
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Message to Members regarding Maple Leaf Restructuring.

October 13, 2006 Message to Members regarding Maple Leaf Restructuring Maple Leaf recently announced the restructuring of its pork business due to the impact of the rising Canadian dollar. The company has indicated that it will go from 7 million to 4 million hogs per year and will be focusing its operations more in Manitoba. UFCW Local 832 President Robert Ziegler met with Maple Leaf shop stewards on... » Read More

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Safeway Member running for City Council

October 5, 2006
Larry Johannson for City Councillor
Long-time UFCW Local 832 member is running for city council in Selkirk.
I want to be part of the team to make future decisions for the betterment of Selkirk.
If elected I:
Will work hard to bring a major hotel to Selkirk.
Will support tax freeze in Selkirk for...
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Category: Canada Safeway, Training Centre News, News

Notice to Westfair Members

October 5, 2006 The union has become aware of a "Request for Information" form that Westfair management is asking members to fill out. The union wants to remind the members that this request is voluntary. If any member has been pressured into filling out these forms they are to notify their union representative immediately. Contact numbers are: Winnipeg:... » Read More

Category: News

Howard Johnson Negotiations Update

October 2, 2006
Please be advised that negotiations with your employer and the Union negotiating committee took place on September 21st, 2006. On your Union negotiating committee representing you, are Jeanette Latimer, D. J.
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Category: News

Tentative agreement reached at Dauphin Consumer Co-op

September 28, 2006 The union is pleased to advise that a tentative agreement has been reached with Dauphin Consumer Co-op on the renewal of your Collective Agreement. » Read More

Category: Dauphin Co-operatives Ltd., News

Federated Co-op Ratifies New Agreement

September 25, 2006 On September 22, members of UFCW Local 832 employed at the Federated Co-op warehouse in Winnipeg ratified a new five-year collective agreement by 86 per cent. Over the life of this agreement, employees will see wages increases from about $1.60 to $1.80 per hour. Maintenance workers will see a 75-cent an hour increase effective immediately. The boot allowance and freezer premiums will also... » Read More

Category: News, Federated Co-operatives

Notice to all Group Westco Members

September 24, 2006 Thank you to all of you who attended the membership meeting on September 25th. Your input assisted us today in providing the Company with a counter proposal. Some of your proposals have been agreed to (including the new Exhibit 1, revision to Grievance Committee article, names of arbitrators, general holiday calculation and some minor housekeeping items) but most remain outstanding, including... » Read More

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