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.


SRG Negotiations Continue September 27

September 10, 2018

At the end of the bargaining session on September 10, the union and the company have one remaining monetary matter. The parties have scheduled September 27 to continue bargaining and should be able to come to a tentative deal.

Union negotiator Martin Trudel will provide the security officers working at SRG Security Resources Group with an update as to the status of their negotiations...

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Category: SRG Security Resource Group

Manitoba Nurses Union Ratification Vote

September 6, 2018

A tentative Agreement has been reached between your union bargaining committee and MNU. Your union is recommending this settlement.

Accordingly, we have scheduled a membership meeting to vote on the settlement as follows:

Monday, September 24th, 2018, 4:00pm – 5:00pm

The meeting will take place in the MNU main boardroom. 
275 Broadway, Winnipeg...

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Category: Manitoba Nurses' Union

Back at the table with Loblaw

August 30, 2018


After a long summer break, your bargaining committee, led by President Jeff Traeger met with Loblaw on August 29th and 30th to discuss the Superstore, Extra Foods and No Frills agreements. Now, we are now in the last month of bargaining where we will be discussing monetary issues, including wages, benefits, pensions and hours.

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Category: Loblaws

SRG Bargaining Productive

August 30, 2018

The union negotiating committee met with SRG Security Resources Group on August 29 to begin talks towards the renewal of the collective agreement for the security guards working at SRG.

“It was a very productive day of bargaining and we were able to settle all non-monetary items as well as some monetary ones,” said head union negotiator Martin Trudel.

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Category: SRG Security Resource Group

New deal for Red River Coop

August 21, 2018

On Tuesday, August 21, the members working at Red River Coop ratified their first collective agreement under the Red River Co-op banner by 89%.  The new collective agreement is a two and a half year deal, expiring in August of 2020.

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Category: Red River Co-op

New Deals For Office and Production at McKenzie Seeds

August 17, 2018

UFCW Local 832 members working at McKenzie Seeds in the office and in production voted “YES” for a new four-year collective agreement.

The OFFICE workers ratified their new deal by 100 per cent. During the life of this agreement, the office workers will see their wages increase by eight per cent. Also, their dental contributions increased by 2¢ an hour more.


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Category: McKenzie Seeds

VOI Negotiations Productive

August 14, 2018

During the first set of negotiations, the union and Visions of Independence (VOI) bargaining committees were very productive. The parties reached settlements on all non-monetary proposals as well as a few of the monetary items. Talks will continue on September 24.

“I’m pleased with the progress we have made so far,” stated lead union negotiator Martin Trudel. “We will...

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Category: Visions of Independence

MNU Negotiations Set to Resumew

August 13, 2018

The bargaining committees for the Manitoba Nurses' Union (MNU) are set to resume negotiations on September 5, 2018.  Head union negotiator Sonia Taylor has schedule a membership meeting, for after the September 5 session, so that the union can update the members at MNU on the status of their negotiations.


Category: Manitoba Nurses' Union

Proposal Meetings set for Integrated Messaging

August 7, 2018

The Collective Bargaining Agreement for Integrated Messaging expires on December 31, 2018.

Your union has already begun to prepare for negotiations, but we need proposals and your ideas about what improvements should be negotiated into your next collective agreement. To discuss your proposed ideas, we will be hosting proposal meetings, where you can submit and discuss...

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Category: Integrated Messaging

Tentative Deal Reached at Red River Co-op

August 2, 2018

The negotiating committees meet again on August 1 and 2. As a result, a tentative agreement has been reached.
The union has set a ratification vote for August 21. All of the details of the tentative agreement will be presented to the Red River Co-op members on August 21 for their review and discussion prior to the vote.

Category: Red River Co-op


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