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.


2017

Open letter to members on Bill 28

March 23, 2017

To All UFCW Local 832 Members Working for a Public Sector Employer
Bill 28 – The Public Services Sustainability Act

On March 21st I posted a video on this website to let our members know that we were working hard to get our questions answered about Bill 28 so we could let you know if and how this bill affects you.

Here is what we know so far:...

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Casual Work Opportunity in Brandon

March 22, 2017

UFCW 832 Training Centre in Brandon is looking for members who are interested in occasional work as a receptionist. This is not a permanent position.

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Think You Have What it Takes?

March 22, 2017

UFCW Local 832 is looking for members who are interested in facilitating our Shop Stewards courses.
Those who are selected will attend Facilitator Training to learn how to manage a classroom, how to engage members and how to make learning fun.

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Bargaining Continues at FASD Life’s Journey

March 21, 2017

The union negotiating committee, comprised of Jason Appasamy, James Arnold, Shawn McCartney, Michelle Friesen and union negotiator Martin Trudel, met with the employer on March 9 and 20. ‎During these two days, the parties did address most of the non-monetary matters.

The committees have been scheduled May 5 and 17 to continue bargaining and the union committee is hoping to complete the...

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Category: FASD Life's Journey

Negotiations Continue at Aramark

March 7, 2017

The negotiating committees for Aramark Refreshment Services met on February 17, however, were unable to come to an agreement. The parties will continue bargaining on March 9 and 10.

Following these meetings, the union will provided a further update.

Category: Aramark

New 2-Year Deal at Epic de St. Malo (Day Program)

March 7, 2017

The bargaining committees for Epic de St. Malo (Day Program) reached a tentative deal on a new two-year agreement. UFCW has scheduled a ratification vote for the members working at Epic for Monday, March 27, at 4:00 p.m.

At that time the union committee, lead by negotiator Martin Trudel and assisted by members Danyka Choquette and Colette Hebert, will present the new deal to the members...

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Category: EPIC de St Malo/SMILE of St Malo Inc.

Deal Reached on New Agreement for Members at Shopper’s Drug Mart

March 7, 2017

UFCW Local 832 union negotiator Blake Crothers is pleased to inform that a tentative collective agreement has been reached for the members working at Shopper’s Drug Mart-Regent Avenue.

As such, the union has scheduled a ratification vote for Wednesday, March 15. The bargaining committee—Blake Crothers, Greg Medwedew and Wanda McPhee—are unanimously recommending acceptance of this new...

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Category: Shoppers Drug Mart, Regent

UFCW Local 832 and Epic Opportunities Start Negotiations

March 2, 2017

On February 24, the union negotiating committee—negotiator Sonia Taylor, Richard Charpentier (Portage-75), and Amy Cranford (Portage-71)—exchanged proposals with the Epic Opportunities negotiating committee and began bargaining.

The parties did agree on several of the non-monetary items.  However, after much discussion on the proposed restructuring of the organization and projected...

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Category: Epic Opportunities

Tentative Deal Reached at B & L Homes for Children

March 2, 2017

The negotiating parties for B & L Homes for Children met with a Labour Board Officer on March 1 in an effort to reach a settlement on the outstanding items.

The union is happy to report that the parties did reach a settlement on a first contract. As such, the union has scheduled ratification votes for March 22 and 25. The details of the new agreement will be discussed with the...

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Category: BNL Homes

New Deal at Unicity

February 28, 2017

On February 25 our members at Unicity Taxi in Winnipeg voted unanimously in favour of a new three-year collective agreement.

The members will receive yearly two per cent wage increases with retroactive pay, an increase of floating holidays, dental contributions and drugs/optical benefits. To top it all off they'll receive an annual Christmas bonus.

Both units were amalgamated...

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