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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.


Upcoming Proposal Meetings for DSM Union Members at St. Boniface Hospital

December 8, 2016

The current collective agreement for the members working for DSM – St. Boniface Hospital is set to expire on March 31, 2017. The union has begun the negotiations process and the first step in this process is to hear from members. As such, proposals meetings have been scheduled for January 17, 2017, to give the members a chance to bring forward their ideas and feedback.

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Category: St. Boniface Hospital DSM

Union Members from B & L Reject Company Offer

December 8, 2016

UFCW Local 832 union members working at B & L Homes for Children rejected the company’s contract offer by 100 per cent.

As discussed at the voting sessions, the next step in the negotiations process is to have the union apply to the Manitoba Labour Board and request a government-appointed arbitrator be appointed.  This means that the arbitrator would dictate the terms of all...

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Category: BNL Homes

Negotiations to Start in the New Year at Aryzta

December 1, 2016

Union negotiator Martin Trudel assisted by members Noralinda Sayuno, Jesus Catacutan, Jerich Belmonte and Phil Cayetano, will begin talks with the company on the renewal of the collective agreement.

UFCW Local 832 represents approximately 160 workers at Aryzta, formerly Gourmet Bakers. Once the first set of bargaining dates are confirmed and negotiations are underway, the union will...

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Category: Arytza

Deal Reached at Holiday Inn & Suites

November 21, 2016

UFCW Local 832 members working at the Holiday Inn & Suites downtown Winnipeg will be voting on December 20 as to whether or not to accept their new collective agreement.

The union bargaining committee is recommending acceptance of the new deal, as the agreement provides for reasonable improvements to the existing terms and conditions of employment. The full details of the settlement...

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Category: Holiday Inn Downtown -Winnipeg

Co-op Gas Bar Negotiations Postponed

November 21, 2016

As previously reported, the Red River Co-op and the Carman Co-op gas bars were to commence negotiations for the renewal of  a new collective agreement at the end of November. Unfortunately, the Co-op had to cancel these due to staff changes in Saskatoon.  As soon as union negotiator Sonia Taylor gets new dates set, she will send an update for the members from the Red River Co-op and Carman Co-...

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Category: Carman Co-operatives Ltd.

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


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