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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.


2017

Dunn-Rite Negotiations Resume

January 13, 2017

Negotiations for the renewal of the collective agreement for UFCW members working at Dunn-Rite Food Products will resume on February 7. The parties have also scheduled further meeting dates for February 22, March 3 and 8.

Union negotiator Sonia Taylor said, “The committee consisting of Manny Loura, Kaltoum Hamoud, Yongquan Li, Musa Mansaray and myself are hoping to make significant...

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Category: Dunn-Rite Food Products

HealthCare Negotiations Coming up soon!

January 11, 2017

If you work at one of the following Health Care Units, then your current Collective Agreement is set to expire on March 31, 2017:

  • Northern Regional Health Authority
  • Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Laundry Facility
  • St. Boniface Hospital & Diagnostic Services Manitoba...
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FASD Life’s Journey Negotiations Commencing in February

January 10, 2017

The union negotiating committee, comprising of head negotiator Martin Trudel, Jason Appasamy, James Arnold and Shawn McCartney, will meet with the company on February 3 to exchange proposals and commence bargaining. The parties will continue talks on February 9 and 10 in an effort to reach a new tentative collective agreement for the members working at FASD.

UFCW will update the...

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Category: FASD Life's Journey

Bargaining Dates Set for Epic de St. Malo

January 10, 2017

The negotiating committees for Epic de St. Malo (Day Program) have scheduled dates for March 1 and 2 to begin bargaining. ‎During this first round of bargaining, proposals regarding contract language, benefits and wage increases will be presented to the employer in order to make improvements to the existing collective agreement.

Following the completion of the above noted round of...

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

Deal Reached at Vantage Foods

January 9, 2017

The union has scheduled a ratification meeting for January 24 so the members can vote on the tentative new deal. At the meeting, union negotiator Blake Crothers will provide all of the details of the settlement prior to the vote.

The bargaining committee comprised of Blake Crothers, Monique Dutiaume, Jin K Zhao and Karren Santos are recommending acceptance of the new contract, which...

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Category: Vantage Foods

Aramark Negotiations Continue in February

January 9, 2017

The union and the company met in December 2016 to begin negotiations towards a new tentative agreement for the members working at Aramark Refreshment Services. The parties have scheduled further meetings for February 16 and 17, 2017.

Following these talks the union will provide a further update.

Category: Aramark

Joint statement on meeting with Finance Minister Friesen

January 5, 2017

Today Manitoba’s largest public sector unions and the Manitoba Federation of Labour met with the Minister of Finance, at his request. 

The meeting was the first of what we expect to be several face-to-face meetings. We are hopeful that future meetings will include the Premier and all of Manitoba’s public sector unions.

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2016

Appreciation night in Thompson

December 22, 2016

Local 832 hosted the Thompson appreciation night/social in November at the Thompson Burntwood Legion. President Jeff Traeger, Secretary-Treasurer Bea Bruske, Executive Assistant to the President Marie Buchan and northern union rep J.P. Petit joined the rest of the approximate 70 member in attendance for a fun night.

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Agreement Reached at Bearskin Lake Air Services

December 22, 2016

The union and the company have reached a tentative agreement on the renewal of the collective agreement for members working at Bearskin Lake Air Services.  The new agreement provides for reasonable improvements to existing terms and conditions of employment.

A ratification vote has been scheduled for Monday, January 16. At the meeting the union will provide a summary of negotiations and...

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Category: Bearskin Airlines

Dunn-Rite Negotiations Ice-cold

December 13, 2016

Back in August, the union negotiating committee—headed by Sonia Taylor, Manny Loura, Kaltoum Hamoud, Yongquan Li, and Musa Mansaray—met with the company to begin bargaining. Unfortunately, despite several requests, the union has not received any further meeting dates from the company.

The union is giving Dunn-Rite Food Products until early January to supply dates to continue...

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Category: Dunn-Rite Food Products

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