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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

Reh-Fit members ratify new three-year deal

July 30, 2008 On July 29, UFCW local 832 members at Reh-Fit centre in Winnipeg ratified a new three-year collective agreement by 67 per cent. The new agreement will see wages increase from 3 per cent up to 19 per cent after the vote.  The contract also contains provisions on retroactive pay from April 1. Another significant change in the collective agreement is the move away from giving members a yearly... » Read More

Category: Reh-Fit Centre, News

Over 215 new members join local 832

July 29, 2008 On July 10 a certification vote was held for the employees at Securitas Security voted overwhelmingly in favour of joining the local. A proposal meeting is set for August 10 at the UFCW Local 832 Training Centre, located at 880 Portage Avenue. Meeting times are Noon and 7:00 p.m.

Category: Securitas Security, News

Westfair negotiations start strong but stall on third day

July 21, 2008 The first round of bargaining ended on Friday, July 18. It started off well with the company agreeing to eight issues over the first two days, unfortunately the negotiations went downhill after that and the company declined to agree on anything the union proposed. » Read More

Category: Loblaws, News

Negotiations update for members at PIC Canada

July 14, 2008 Tentative agreement reached. Bargaining commenced in May and after a couple of meetings we were making pretty good progress.  The tone was respectful and your issues were listened to although we clearly never get everything we want. Your bargaining committee was able to reach a tentative deal for your first contract today.  Meighan Janzen and Janet Pearson represented you... » Read More

Category: News

Notice to all Portage Friendship Centre Members

July 13, 2008 Negotiations scheduled for June 23 and 24 were postponed due to a mixup in scheduling and Garda Moran’s retirement. Stewart Alcorn will now be heading up negotiations for your Employer. One of the board members may join him at the bargaining table. As such, the next bargaining meeting is scheduled for August 26 at 6 PM. The union will send out another update after that meeting

Category: Portage Friendship Centre, News

More negotiating dates announced for Versa Cold

July 13, 2008 The government conciliation officer was successful in obtaining a proposal from the employer on June 27th which your union committee responded to on June 30th. We received some follow up questions which were answered on July 4th. The conciliation officer will now have additional discussions with theemployer. The conciliation officer has scheduled a meeting with the union negotiating... » Read More

Category: VersaCold, News

Tentative agreement reached at Gourmet Baker

July 13, 2008 Good news for members at Gourmet Baker The union is pleased to advise that a tentative agreement has been reached with your employer on the renewal of your collective agreement.  All outstanding issues were resolved during negotiations that took place between the parties on July 10, 2008.  The new agreement provides for improvements to existing wages, benefits and contract... » Read More

Category: Arytza, News

Amber Meadows negotiation update

July 9, 2008 Government Conciliation Officer Facilitating Exchange of Proposals/ Still No Agreement on Key Items The government conciliation officer has been successful in facilitating an exchange of positions between the Employer and your union negotiating committee. On July 8th, your union committee person, Dorrie Kitchen, and myself met to review the Employer’s latest position. In... » Read More

Category: News

Tickets still available for UFCW Local 832 Family Picnic

July 4, 2008 July 9th Deadline for advance tickets Don't forget tickets are still available for the UFCW Local 832 Family Picnic that is held on July 13 from 10am to 4pm at Fun Mountain. Adults are $10 (13 and up) and Children are $7 (4 to 12) Kids under 3 are free. Stop by the union office at 1412 Portage Avenue to pick up your tickets.

Category: Training Centre News, News

Update for The Pas IGA members

June 27, 2008 Negotiations dragging on. EMPLOYER FILES GRIEVANCE On June 3, 2008 the Employer filed a grievance against the Union alleging that the Union refused to go to Final Offer Selection.  The Union responded to the grievance stating that the wording in the Final Offer Selection article suggests the assistance of a Conciliation Officer prior to proceeding to Final... » Read More

Category: IGA, News

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