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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.


Almost 7,600 people saved hundreds of thousands of dollars by using the Local 832 income tax preparation service

June 5, 2006 UFCW Local 832 members and their families kept George Combiadakis (left) extremely busy again this year. From mid-February until the end of April approximately 7,600 people utilized the income tax preparation service that Local 832 provides for the members. This was an increase of approximately 400 more people using the tax service this year. It seems obvious that one of the main reasons for... » Read More

Category: News

Nearly 300 Local 832 members employed at McCain Foods in Carberry will receive wage increases of 7.5 per cent under the terms of their new contract

June 5, 2006 On May 18 and 19, members of UFCW Local 832 employed at McCain Foods in Carberry ratified a new three-year collective agreement by 80 per cent. The three-year agreement sees wage increases of 7.5 per cent. Members will see improvements in vacation entitlements, extended health benefits and severance pay. Members also have better language in their collective agreement regarding layoffs and... » Read More

Category: McCain Foods, News

When a Maple Leaf worker was terminated after a lengthy absense from work due to illness - a grievance was filed, resulting in the member receiving $3,800

June 5, 2006 A Maple Leaf Fresh Foods Brandon union member had been off on extended sick leave since January 2003. In January 2005 the company sent the member a termination letter due to the fact that he had not worked for two years. Under Article 7 (6), of the union contract, seniority shall be considered broken and employment terminated if an employee has not worked for a period of two years or longer... » Read More

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70 Impact Security guards are now members of UFCW Local 832

June 5, 2006 A vote held recently by the Manitoba Labour Board has resulted in the 70 plus employees of Impact Security becoming members of UFCW Local 832. The vote was held on March 24, 2006, but the ballots were not counted until the labour board conducted an audit of how many employees were employed at Impact Security at the time of the vote. "I would like to welcome the employees of Impact Security... » Read More

Category: Impact Security, News


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