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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.


2018

FASD Office Workers give100% Strike Mandate

May 28, 2018

UFCW Local 832 FASD Life’s Journey Office Workers gave the union negotiating committee an exceptional strong strike mandate.

“Besides the 100 per cent strike mandate, the members also provided us with valuable feedback that we will be able to take back to the bargaining table,” stated lead union negotiator Martin Trudel.

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Category: FASD Life's Journey

UFCW 832 Welcomes New Members

May 25, 2018

Workers at the Viterra plant in Ste. Agathe, Manitoba, are the newest members of UFCW Local 832 after a successful organizing drive. The members had recently approached the union voicing their desire to unionize to try and establish a more respectful and fair workplace.

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Category: Viterra

No Deal at the Burntwood Legion in Thompson

May 23, 2018

On April 28, the negotiating committees had reached a tentative deal on the renewal of the collective agreement for the union members working at the Royal Canadian Legion Burntwood River Branch No. 244 (Burntwood Legion). However, the Legion’s executive board did not ratify the proposed agreement and, therefore, there is no deal.

The Union has applied to have a conciliation officer...

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Category: Royal Canadian Legion #244

Red River Co-op Negotiations Challenging But Continuing

May 23, 2018

Negotiations for the new collective agreement for our members at the Red River Co-op began and then stalled because the chief negotiator for the Co-operative left his position with the company. Negotiations were scheduled to resume on May 22 and 23, with the new head Co-operative negotiator.

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Category: Red River Co-op

Sysco-IC Members Obtain New Agreement

May 17, 2018

The UFCW Local 832 union members working at Sysco in Inventory Control ratified a new five-year collective agreement.

During the life of this agreement, the members will see their wages rise to $25.65 an hour. The bargaining committee was also able to obtain improvements to the health and welfare plan as well as increase premiums by 20 cents per hour.

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Category: SYSCO Food Services

MNU Negotiations Update

May 14, 2018

The Union and Manitoba Nurses Union (MNU) bargaining committees have reached an agreement in principle on the renewal of the collective agreement on behalf of approximately 20 staff members working at the MNU office. All outstanding issues were resolved during negotiations that took place between the parties on May 10 and May 11, 2018. 

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Strike ends at Aryzta

May 11, 2018

UFCW Local 832 members will return to work on Monday,  May 14. The members ratified a new contract by 75% with Aryzta, ending the two-week strike.

"Our members stood up for themselves to gain a better livelihood," said Jeff Traeger, President of UFCW Local 832. "I'd like to personally thank all those who came out to show their support on the picket line."

The new agreement will...

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Category: Arytza

FASD Office Workers Reject Tentative Deal

May 11, 2018

The office workers at FASD Life’s Journey rejected the proposed tentative agreement at the ratification votes scheduled for May 9 and 10.

As a result, the next step of the bargaining process is to hold a voting session for a strike mandate. This means that the members will now vote as to whether or not they are prepared to go on strike if the issues that led to the rejection of the...

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Category: FASD Life's Journey

Pallister government proclaims Bill 29, causing uncertainty for frontline workers

May 10, 2018

Last night, the Pallister Government proclaimed Bill 29, The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act. Another step by the current government that will cause uncertainty for the frontline.
 

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Coca-Cola Winnipeg Members Quench New Agreement

May 8, 2018

The Coca-Cola UFCW members working at the Winnipeg plant voted yes, by 86 per cent, to accept their new collective agreement. Some of the highlights of the newly ratified contract include:

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Category: Coca-Cola Bottling

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