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.


Carman Co-op Negotiations Commence November 29

October 31, 2016

The union and the Co-op will commence negotiations on November 29 for a new collective agreement for the members working at Carman Co-op. At that first meeting, the union negotiating committee, spearheaded by negotiator Sonia Taylor, will exchange proposals with the co-operative.

After the November 29 session, the union will provide Co-op members with information on additional dates and...

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Category: Carman Co-operatives Ltd.

The Local Prepping to Sweeten the Pepsi Agreement

October 31, 2016

UFCW Local 832 negotiator Martin Trudel will be leading the union committee when negotiations start with Pepsi Canada. A priority for him is to get any thoughts from the members working at Pepsi as to what changes they would like to see in their new collective agreement.

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Category: Pepsi Bottling

Taking the First Step On the Way to Negotiations

October 31, 2016

The existing collective agreement for Local 832 union members working at Epic de St. Malo (Day program) expires on March 31, 2017. The union has already begun to prepare for negotiations and a first step in the preparation process is to obtain ideas from the membership as to what improvements they would like to see in their new contract.

As such, the union is hosting a proposal meeting...

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

UFCW Prepping for Vantage Foods Negotiations

October 21, 2016

The existing collective bargaining agreement for members working at Vantage Foods expires on December 31. The union has already begun to prepare these negotiations and has assigned Blake Crothers to head up these negotiations.

Union negotiator Crothers has scheduled proposal meetings for November 7 and 8 so that members can bring forward their ideas forward as to what changes and...

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Category: Vantage Foods

Getting Ready for Instabox Bargaining

October 14, 2016

Local 832 negotiator Sonia Taylor will be heading up the negotiating committee when the union and the company commence bargaining. However, she is already starting her preparation and as such has scheduled a unit meeting for members at Instabox. She is encouraging the Instabox members to review their collective agreement and bring their ideas/suggestions on what they would like to see...

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Category: Instabox

New Deal Ironed Out at Canadian Linen

October 11, 2016

UFCW Local 832 and Canadian Linen reached a tentative deal on a new collective agreement for the union members working at the Winnipeg plant. The Local has scheduled a ratification vote for October 25. At the meeting, union negotiator Sonia Taylor will provide a summary of negotiations and the details of the settlement prior to the vote.

Category: Canadian Linen

New Deal Reached at SSP Canada Food and Airport Services

October 11, 2016

The union bargaining committee, comprised of lead negotiator Blake Crothers, Michelle Richard, Rodrigo Herrera, and Christian Simangan, is pleased to inform the members from SSP Canada Food and Airport Services that a tentative agreement has been reached.

This agreement contain a lot of improvements from the previous one and the union is recommending acceptance of this new deal at a...

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Category: SSP Canada

North of 53 Co-op Proposals Meeting

October 11, 2016

UFCW Local 832 is getting ready for negotiations towards a new collective agreement for the members working at North of 53 Consumers Co-op. As part of this, the union has scheduled a proposals meeting for October 27. This will give the members a chance to voice their ideas on what improvements/changes they would like to see in their new union agreement.

Category: North of 53 Co-operatives Ltd.

Conciliator Appointed for B & L Homes Negotiations

October 11, 2016

The negotiating committees for B & L Homes have met during the months of May, June, August and September. Even though the parties were able to address all of the non-monetary proposals, as well as some monetary items, they were able to come to an agreement on the term of the collective agreement nor the wages and the wage progression method.

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Category: BNL Homes

Tentative Deal Secured at G4S

September 23, 2016

The union bargaining committee—comprised of Tim Burgess, Donna Curtis Tomiuk and negotiator Blake Crothers—is pleased to inform you that a tentative agreement has been reached with G4S Secure Solutions.

As such, the union has scheduled ratification votes for October 18 and 21. The guards will receive a summary of negotiations and the committee will provide full details of the settlement...

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Category: G4S Security


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