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.


Members urged to participate in Take Back The Night

September 6, 2007 The Manitoba Women's Advisory Council will be holding a Take Back the Night March & Rally Speakers will begin at 6:00pm at 450 Broadway, march will commence going west toward Osbourne Street and turning left onto Furby, then proceeding along Furby to Wolseley. Turn right on Wolseley ending at Wolseley Family Place, 691 Wolseley Avenue. Take Back the Night represents a... » Read More

Category: News

Space Still available for Grade 12 Courses

August 28, 2007 Spaces are still available in the following courses for this semester beginning on Sept. 10th . Mondays & Wednesdays Stages 3 ( 2 credits ) 6 – 9 p.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays Consumer Math 40S Biology 40S Saturdays Physics 40S

Category: Training Centre News, News

Members at Warman Road vote No for opening collective agreement

August 26, 2007 A meeting was held tonight for members at Maple Leaf Warman Road on allowing the union to open up negotiations early because of the company's proposed restructuring. Of the over 600 members working at Warman Road, 302 of those attended the meeting. The company met with the union and shop stewards on August 21 to outline their proposed changes of bringing ham operations to Warman Road as the... » Read More

Category: News

Urgent Meeting for Maple Leaf Warman Road

August 26, 2007 A meeting has been set for Sunday, August 26 7:00pm Holy Cross Gymnasium 290 Dubuc Street (Norwood) The topic of this meeting is to discuss the future of your plant. If necessary we will be electing a negotiation committee. Please make every effort to attend.

Category: News

Take Care Services Join UFCW

August 22, 2007
The UFCW Local 832 was notified this week that it was successful in organizing the members at Take Care Support Services in Winnipeg. Over 40 workers are now members of the local and arrangements are being made to establish a meeting with all the staff to discuss the negotiation process and to elect a negotiation committee. Take Care Support Services provide transportation to people...
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Category: News

Meetings set for Maple Leaf Warman Road and Lagimodiere Plant

August 22, 2007 Warman Road Members Sunday August 26 7:00pm Holy Cross Gymnasium 290 Dubuc Street (Norwood) To discuss recent meetings with your employer and shop stewards regarind the future of your plant. If necessary we will be electing a negotiating committee. Lagimodiere Members Monday August 27 8:00am & 7:00pm Canad Inn Windsor Park 1034 Elizabeth Road. To discuss... » Read More

Category: News

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


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