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.


2008

Westfair Breakfast Meetings Announced

June 19, 2008 UFCW Local 832 Westfair Night Crew Grocery Members in Winnipeg The Union would like to invite you to a special meeting for your department only. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss any issues with your working conditions or any questions you may have about your Collective Agreement. Meeting dates are: WEDNESDAY, JULY 9/08 AT 8:00AM @ TRAVEL LODGE AT FERMOR (STORES 1509... » Read More

Category: Loblaws, News

Agreement reached at Versa Cold Jarvis

June 11, 2008 Ratification date set. Following the government’s appointment of a conciliation officer to assist with negotiations and your outstanding strike vote, your union negotiating committee met with the conciliation officer. Telephone discussions following that meeting resulted in your Employer tabling a position which resulted in a tentative agreement being reached subject to your ratification. The... » Read More

Category: News, VersaCold

Update to members at Versa Cold Sutherland

June 11, 2008 Employer delaying negotiations. Thank you for your 100% strike vote on April 15th, 2008 and your outstanding support of your negotiating committee. The conciliation officer has not yet been successful in getting the employer to respond to the union’s proposed changes to your collective agreement. During our last conversation with the employer’s legal counsel, the union was told that they were “... » Read More

Category: News, VersaCold

Negotiations update for the members at Portage Friendship Centre.

June 11, 2008 The first day of negotiations with your employer was held on June 5th. Shirley Bernard assisted in presenting your proposals to employer representative, Garda Moran Sinclair. The audited financial statements are expected to be accepted at the Centre’s annual general meeting on June 12th. The union has agreed to continue negotiations on June 23rd and 24th. At that time the employer will be more... » Read More

Category: Portage Friendship Centre, News

Negotiations update for members at Unicity Taxi

June 11, 2008 Negotiations for a new collective agreement with your employer have been scheduled to start on June 27, 2008. Edith McManus will be representing you on the bargaining committee. We will advise you of the progress we make on that day, and any additional days that are scheduled to continue negotiations. From the feedback that we have received from the members, the priority in this round of... » Read More

Category: Unicity Taxi Ltd., News

Ratification Date set for Garda

June 10, 2008 Important for members to attend meeting. Ratification Vote for members at Garda Security. THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 2008 TIME:9:00 am, 1:30 pm and 5:30 pm (Please attend one) PLACE:UFCW TRAINING CENTRE – 2ND Floor - 880 PORTAGE (AT ARLINGTON)

Category: Garda Security, News

Agreement reached at Budget and Avis rent-a-car.

June 5, 2008 The union is pleased to advise that a tentative agreement has been reached with your employer on the renewal of your collective agreement. All outstanding issues were resolved during negotiations that took place between the parties on June 5, 2008. The new agreement provides for reasonable improvements to existing wages, benefits and contract language. RATIFICATION VOTE SOON The exact... » Read More

Category: Avis & Budget Rent-A-Car, News

Agreement reached for members at Reh-Fit Centre

June 5, 2008 The union is pleased to advise that a tentative agreement has been reached with your employer on the renewal of your collective agreement. All outstanding issues were resolved during negotiations that took place between the parties on June 5, 2008. The new agreement provides for reasonable improvements to existing wages, benefits and contract language. RATIFICATION VOTE SOON The exact... » Read More

Category: Reh-Fit Centre, News

Bargaining Update for The Pas I.G.A. members

May 30, 2008 Your bargaining committee met briefly with the employer on May 23, 2008. The employer at this meeting stated that they were going to proceed to Final Offer Selection. Your bargaining committee suggested that we apply for conciliation prior to Final Offer Selection. » Read More

Category: IGA, News

Notice to all McKenzie Seeds office & production members

May 29, 2008 During recent discussions your employer had with servicing representative, Brenda Brown, the employer indicated that the Health and Welfare benefit agreement with the employer is expiring at the end of this year. Some of the concerns they raised included: Benefit costs continue to escalate and the Survivor Income Benefit (only permanent full-time employees covered by it) continues to be a benefit... » Read More

Category: McKenzie Seeds, News

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