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

Notice to Hope Centre members

May 27, 2008 Since your last negotiations update, three days of meetings have been facilitated by the government appointed conciliation officer. Very little progress has been made with the employer still maintaining its position for many concessionary language changes as well as failing to address your proposals in a serious manner. The union tabled a comprehensive counter position on April 29th. We have yet... » Read More

Category: Epic Opportunities, News

Notice to all Avis/Budget members

May 23, 2008 Your negotiating committee comprised of Darren Goring, Nick Differ and UFCW negotiator Beatrice Bruske met with your employer on May 21st and 22nd. A significant number of issues were resolved and the parties appear close to reaching a new agreement. We are still working on issues pertaining to wages and duration of the agreement, and the union will advise you as soon as we have additional... » Read More

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

Update for Reh-Fit Members

May 21, 2008 Negotiations with your employer have been ongoing.The parties have met eight times since March 17, 2008 to negotiate a new collective agreement. However the parties remain a significant distance apart with regard to wage and benefit issues. » Read More

Category: Reh-Fit Centre, News

Members at Bunge Canada reject company's offer vote in favour of strike

May 21, 2008 Thank you to all members who attended the membership meetings held on May 16th. Your 95% rejection of the company’s latest position and your 93% strike vote will make a difference. » Read More

Category: Bunge Foods, News

Lucerne Milk members ratify new three-year agreement.

May 20, 2008 On Monday May 19 the members at Lucerne Milk ratified a new three-year agreement by 71% that will see strong improvements over the life of the agreement. Members will receive wage increases of 40 cents in each year of the agreement. Members will also see 21 cents an hour put into the Canadian Commercial Workers Industry Pension Plan stabilization fund. This fund is being set aside only for the... » Read More

Category: Agropur, News

Agreement reached for members at Chalet Malouin.

May 10, 2008 Your negotiation committee is pleased to advise that negotiations with your employer has resulted in a tentative agreement being reached for your new collective agreement. The date, time and location of the ratification vote will be as follows: Date: Wednesday, June 4th, 2008 Time: 7:05 PM Place: Red River Workshop At the meeting a summary of negotiations and all the details of the settlement... » Read More

Category: Chalet Malouin, News

Agreement reached for ACL Interlake members.

May 9, 2008 Your negotiation committee is pleased to advise that negotiations with your employer has resulted in a tentative agreement being reached for your new collective agreement The date, time and location of the ratification vote will be as follows: Date: FRIDAY, MAY 23RD, 2008 Time: 1:00 P.M. AND 4:15 P.M. Place: STONEWALL LIBRARY, STONEWALL, MB At the meeting a summary of... » Read More

Category: ACL Interlake, News

Agreement reached at Lucerne Milk

May 6, 2008 Your union negotiation committee 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 May 6, 2008. The new agreement provides for reasonable improvements to existing wages, benefits and contract language. The exact wording... » Read More

Category: Agropur, News

ADM Malting membership meeting set

May 1, 2008 Additional meetings with the assistance of the government conciliation officer did not result in a recommended settlement being reached but did result in the Employer tabling a final offer which they require you vote on by the end of the day on May 15th, 2008. » Read More

Category: News

Sysco members ratify new agreement.

April 29, 2008 A new five-year collective agreement was ratified by UFCW members from Sysco Warehouse on April 29 by 78 per cent. During the life of this contract, employees will receive scheduled across the board wages increases totally $2.65 an hour. The first pay hike of 50¢ an hour was retroactive to March 30 and should have been received on the May 10 paycheque. Employees are encouraged to double-... » Read More

Category: SYSCO Food Services, News

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