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.


CLC Roles out Better Choice Campaign

April 18, 2007

2007 will be a busy year for Manitoban’s as they are poised to hit the poles twice this spring to elect both Provincially and Federally. The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) has started its "Better Choice" campaign. The Better Choice campaign is targeted at the not yet announced Federal election and asks working people five questions based on Jobs, Childcare, Education and...

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Category: Training Centre News, News

Update at Grace Hospital

March 23, 2007
Negotiations with your employer have been dragging.  Your committee last met with the employer’s bargaining committee on February 22, 2007.  At this meeting your employer tabled a wage proposal of 2% per year in each year of a three year agreement.  In addition to the wage increase, your employer has proposed market adjustment increases of a one time 1.5% increase effective April 1,...
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Category: Grace General Hospital, News

Bargaining Update for Holiday Inn & Suites

March 21, 2007 Following the proposal meetings that were held in January, some bargaining meetings were set up for February 7th and 20th.  Your bargaining committee consisting of myself as Director of Negotiations and Robert Schoch and Juanita Scott met with the Company’s lawyer on February 7th and gave him your proposals.  We were ready to meet the Company on February 20th to hear if they were prepared to... » Read More

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Notice to Security Guards

March 9, 2007 The provincial government now requires security officers to produce a criminal records check and a child abuse registry check to qualify for a licence. Officers requiring a criminal record check will advise by their employer but all guards must provide a child abuse check as it is new this year. Proof that you have applied for these checks will be necessary prior to... » Read More

Category: SRG Security Resource Group, Training Centre News, News

Tax Offices Open For members

February 28, 2007 The UFCW Local 832 Income Tax Service is offered at the following locations Winnipeg 878 Portage Avenue (ground level Training Centre building)- 786-5037 Brandon 637 Tenth Street, Brandon, 571-30201 153 Eighth Street, Brandon, 571-0408 Neepawa 491 Mountain Avenue, 476-3020 Flin Flon Carol's Tax Office 687-3337 ... » Read More

Category: Training Centre News, News

First Agreement For Amber Meadows

February 2, 2007 Members working at Amber Meadows ratified a new agreement on February 1 by 100%. Details on the new agreement will be posted once made available. Amber Meadows was organized in the summer of 2006.

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Agreement Reached at Fairmont Hotel

January 26, 2007 A new agreement has been reached for the members who are employed at the Fairmont Hotel in Winnipeg. Specific details of the agreement are not available until both parties are done putting the final agreement together. Members will be notified of an upcoming ratification meeting which should take place in about four to six weeks. At this meeting all of the details regarding the agreement... » Read More

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Shop Steward Conference March 1, 2, 3 Postponed.

January 24, 2007 Due to the support staff strike, the shop steward conference that was to be held March 1, 2, 3 has been postponed. If possible, it will be rescheduled in the fall. The shop steward appreciation dinner will be postponed till after the support staff strike. Once a date has been set, all shop stewards will be notified.

Category: Training Centre News, News

Faroex Members Ratify New Deal

January 24, 2007 On January 23, the 68 members employed at Faroex Industries in Gimli Manitoba ratified a new 5 year collective agreement by 80.6%. The new deal negotiated by the local’s secretary-treasurer Jeff Traeger saw great improvements in contract language, wages and benefits. Members will see a 33% wage increase over the life of the agreement along with an over 30% increase in boot allowance and an... » Read More

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Union negotiates higher wages at Brandon facility.

December 19, 2006
UFCW Local 832 is pleased to announce that it has been successful in negotiating a job reclassification agreement with Maple Leaf for the members at the Brandon facility. The reclassification was necessary to reflect the changes that have occurred at the operation since it was built in 1999 and to bring the classifications in-line with wages at other operations in the province.
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