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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.


2008

Shuttle service provided for Westfair ratification vote

October 2, 2008 Shuttle buses to and from the Transcona Country Club will be available for the Sunday, October 5 ratification vote. The departing times and locations are as follows: 1. UFCW Office (1412 Portage Avenue) 6:00p.m. and 6:15p.m. 2. Superstore 1505 parking lot(2132 McPhillips at Stardust) 6:00p.m. 3. Superstore 1514 parking lot (215 St. Anne's at... » Read More

Category: Loblaws, News

GOOD NEWS AGREEMENT REACHED FOR WESTFAIR MEMBERS

September 27, 2008 RATIFICATION DATE MOVED TO SUNDAY, OCTOBER 5.... » Read More

Category: Loblaws, News

Agreement reached at Amber Meadows

September 26, 2008 Your strike vote and support of your bargaining committee has resulted in a tentative agreement being reached with your employer for renewal of your collective agreement. The date, time and location of the ratification vote will be as follows: Date:   Tuesday, October 28, 2008 Time:    7:45 PM Place:   Canad Inn – Garden City 2100 McPhillips At the meeting a summary of... » Read More

Category: News

Negotiations continue, both sides still far apart.

September 25, 2008 Both sides kept bargaining today, As of 9:25 p.m. the union is preparing a counter offer for the company's latest proposal. President Ziegler stated that negotiations are getting strained as tomorrow nights’ deadline is quickly approaching. Both sides are still very far apart on wages, scheduling and premiums. The first of many UFCW Local 832 Strike Headquarter trailers was delivered today... » Read More

Category: Loblaws, News

President Ziegler warns Westfair members to prepare for possible strike.

September 24, 2008 President Robert Ziegler and the negotiating committee met with store contacts  to update them on the status of their negotiations. To hear update #4  click here. The company's latest offer was for five years that equated to 50 cents over the life of the agreement with a few lump sum payments to some of the most senior members. » Read More

Category: Loblaws, News

Company finally makes monetary offer.

September 22, 2008 After numerous rounds of negotiations, the company has finally made a monetary offer to the unions negotiating committee. Unfortunately the company offered a six-year deal with a total of 50 cents for wage increases over the life of the agreement and lump sum payments. The negotiating committee made it quite clear that they were not interested in a long term agreeement or lump sum payments.... » Read More

Category: News

Negotiations survey online for Vantage Foods members

September 22, 2008 Negotiations set to start Your collective agreement expires on December 31, 2008. Mary Johnson is the negotiator that has been assigned to negotiate your collective agreement. » Read More

Category: Vantage Foods, News

Safeway survey deadline is October 10

September 22, 2008 Lots of prizes to be won. With negotiations starting later this year, a negotiations survey has been handed out in the stores and is also available on-line. By completing the survey your entered into a draw for some great prizes. To go to the online survey directly go here: http://www.ufcw832.com/surveys/index.php?pid=54 Don't... » Read More

Category: Safeway, News

Negotiations Update #2

September 20, 2008 NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE #2 September 20, 2008 Negotiation Committee Disappointed with Company. It seems to be a common practice for the company, after a few good days of productive bargaining, to revert back to their old ways and their favourite saying, “we respectfully decline the union’s proposal.” Your union negotiating committee was prepared to bargain all weekend, which... » Read More

Category: Loblaws, News

Update on Westfair Negotiations

September 17, 2008 After the second day of this round of bargaining the union negotiating committee is pleased with how negotiations have progressed but we are “cautiously optimistic”. Progress has been made on some of the major issues, local union president Robert Ziegler is hoping that the company is now realizing the urgency of finding a deal after it seemed like they were dragging their feet in previous... » Read More

Category: Loblaws, News

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