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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

DO I HAVE TO BE ACCOMMODATED

January 17, 2017

This is a very common question that has been coming up more frequently from our membership. The question of accommodation is never an easy one and it is never the same answer. Every injury is different and could require a different accommodation.

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UNDERSTANDING PROGRESSIVE DISCIPLINE

January 17, 2017

 

The union has received numerous questions from members about how progressive discipline works and when it is to be applied. The initial response is to have the member review their employer’s policies, as invariably most unionized employers have a policy laying out their progressive disciplinary procedure.

Individual employers' progressive disciplinary policies all have slight...

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UNION MAGAZINE CORRECTION NOTICE

January 13, 2017

In our January / February 2017 UNION Magazine on page 11 under Upcoming Proposal Meetings it states that on Monday, January 16 the upcoming proposal meeting for Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Laundry is at 2:00 p.m.

The correct time for this meeting is at 6:30 p.m.

We apologize for any confusion this may cause.

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Agropur Negotiations Ongoing

January 13, 2017

The union bargaining committee met with Agropur Cooperative on January 11 to start negotiating a new collective agreement. The parties exchanged and discussed their proposals.

Further negotiations dates have been set for March 13 and 17. The company indicated it would have a mandate at the March meetings. Union negotiator Sonia Taylor will keep the members from Agropur updated as to the...

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Category: Agpro Grain

Dates Set to Begin Bargaining at Pepsi

January 13, 2017

The union bargaining committee comprised of head negotiator Martin Trudel, John Sulyma, Maurice Gratton, Chris Saniuk, and Kevin Funk is eager to begin the bargaining process with Pepsi Winnipeg. After a little delay due to conflicting schedules, the parties have scheduled meeting dates for April 11, 13, 25, 26 and 27.

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Category: Pepsi Bottling

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

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