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.


J.C. Foods Members Prime for New Agreement

November 21, 2016

The existing collective bargaining agreement for the union members working at J.C. Foods expires on January 31, 2017. As such, the union is has begun to prepare for the upcoming negotiations.

Blake Crothers, union negotiator for UFCW Local 832, who will head up these negotiations, has scheduled a proposals meeting for December 13. He encourages J.C. members to attend this meeting and...

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Category: J.C. Foods

Unicity Negotiations Continue With Conciliator

November 21, 2016

Bargaining towards a new collective agreement for call takers/office clerks and supervisors working at Unicity Taxi will continue with the help of a conciliation officer on December 1, 2, 15, 19 and 20.

Following the completion of the aforementioned bargaining dates, union negotiator Martin Trudel will be provided the members with an update on the status of their...

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Category: Unicity Taxi Ltd.

SSP Finalizes New Deal

November 14, 2016

On November 13, UFCW Local 832 members working at SSP Canada voted 64 per cent in favour of a new three-year deal.

The members perform a variety of duties at the restaurants and coffee shops at the Richardson Airport in Winnipeg.

Those covered under the collective agreement will see an across the board wage increase of nine per cent wage over the three years along with...

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Sobeys West Gas Bar Negotiations Update

November 10, 2016

The union negotiating committee for Sobeys West gas bars, lead by negotiator Sonia Taylor and assisted by Dustin Rogers (Brandon) and Barry Dodd (Winnipeg), is ready and eager to meet with the company on January 17 and 18. The collective agreement for the gas bar members expired on October 1, but it remains in effect until a new contract is negotiated and ratified.

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Category: Sobey's

Preparing for an Epic Agreement

November 2, 2016

Sonia Taylor, UFCW Local 832 union negotiator, has scheduled a proposals meet for members from Epic Opportunities for November 30. This gives the members the opportunity to bring forward their ideas on what improvements and/or changes they would like to see negotiated into their new collective agreement.

The existing agreement expires on December 31.

Category: Epic Opportunities

Gather Your Ideas — Winnserv Proposal Meetings Set

November 2, 2016

The current collective agreement for union members working at Winnserv expires on March 31, 2017, but the union has already begun to plan for the bargaining of a new one. Part of the preparation is to get ideas about what improvements the employees would like to see negotiated into the new contract.

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Category: Winnserv

Union Calls for Help with Unicity Taxi Negotiations

November 1, 2016

UFCW Local 832 made and application to the provincial government for the referral of these negotiations to the conciliation services. The union bargaining committee—lead by negotiator MartinTrudel and assisted by Miles McDonald and Edith McManus—felt it had not choice but to apply for help as the company was not co-operating in good faith. Despite given many opportunities to do so, Unicity...

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Category: Unicity Taxi Ltd.

B & L Homes for Children Members to Vote on Company Offer

November 1, 2016

The parties met with a conciliator officer on October 26 in an effort to reach a settlement on a collective agreement.

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Category: BNL Homes

Soaring Towards a New Agreement

November 1, 2016

The existing collective agreement for members at Bearskin Lake Air Services expires on November 30. Debra Malmquist, has been appointed as the union negotiator who will head up these negotiations.

Debra has scheduled a proposals meeting for November 19 to hear the members’ suggestions on what changes and improvements they would like to see negotiated into the new agreement.

As is...

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Category: Bearskin Airlines

Pumping It Up

October 31, 2016

Red River Co-op gas bar negotiations are underway on November 30. Union negotiator Sonia Taylor has been assigned these negotiations and will provide the members from the Red River Co-op gas bars with bargaining updates as things progress.

Category: Red River Co-op Gas Bar


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