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

International Day of Mourning

April 28, 2008 April 28 is a Day of Mourning dedicated to remembering workers who have been killed or injured on the job and to renew the commitment to making workplaces safer for everyone. Last year forty of those fatalities occurred in Manitoba. As it has done in past years, the Manitoba Federation Labour is holding a Memorial Service and Candlelight Vigil to mark the occasion. The event will include... » Read More

Category: Training Centre News, News

Negotiations Update for members at Bunge Canada.

April 28, 2008 Negotiations held on April 25th did not progress as well as expected.  There are still items outstanding including the employer’s request for some concessions and their failure to seriously address your monetary proposals. To update you on negotiations to date and ensure your employer knows your demands are very serious, a membership meeting has been scheduled. » Read More

Category: Bunge Foods, News

Negotiations update for members at Versa Cold-Dawson.

April 28, 2008 On April 25th, the government conciliation officer requested a meeting with your union negotiating committee.  That meeting is being held on April 29th. Your employer has tabled an offer they want the union membership to vote on by Friday, May 2nd or the offer will be withdrawn. » Read More

Category: News, VersaCold

Agreement reached at Arctic Co op.

April 24, 2008 The union is pleased to advise you that a tentative agreement has been reached with your employer on the renewal of your collective agreement. » Read More

Category: Arctic Co-operatives Ltd, News

Negotiations dragging with Garda

April 22, 2008 Negotiations for the renewal of your collective agreement are continuing, but at a slow pace. The employer has provided the union with a monetary counter proposal to the current negotiations. This proposal is not sufficient and the parties are in the process of scheduling additional conciliation meeting dates with the government-appointed conciliation officer. We will advise you as soon... » Read More

Category: Garda Security, News

Negotiations start at IGA in The Pas.

April 11, 2008
BARGAINING HAS BEGUN ·Your bargaining committee met with the employer for the first time on April 8th and 9th, 2008. During this meeting, proposals were exchanged and some progress was made. No monetary issues were resolved between the parties.
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Category: IGA, News

Warman Road members ratify recommended settlement

April 7, 2008 Voting on the recommended settlement took place on April 7 at the Warman Road plant. Members were able to vote either before the start or at the end of their shift. In an overwhelming 96 per cent the membership accepted a new one-year deal. Some of the vital clauses incorporated into the new agreement relate to the September 18 plant closure. The severance/production bonus amount increased... » Read More

Category: Training Centre News, News

Westfair Survey Draw Winners Announced!

March 31, 2008 Congratulations to the Westfair members who participated in the proposal survery for upcoming negotiations. » Read More

Category: Loblaws, Training Centre News, News

Meeting dates set for ratification of tentative agreement for members at Maple Leaf Warman Road

March 28, 2008 EXPLANATION MEETING OF TENTATIVE AGREEMENT DATE:        SUNDAY, APRIL 6, 2008 TIME:        7:00 P.M. PLACE:    TRANSCONA GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB THE NEGOTIATING COMMITTEE WILL PRESENT THE RECOMMENDED TENTATIVE SETTLEMENT TO THE WARMAN RD MEMBERSHIP.  IN ORDER TO ALLOW MEMBERS TIME TO REVIEW THE DOCUMENT THE RATIFICATION VOTE WILL TAKE PLACE THE FOLLOWING DAY.  THE VOTE WILL... » Read More

Category: Training Centre News, News

Tentative agreement reached for members at Take Care Services.

March 28, 2008
The union is pleased to advise that a tentative agreement has been reached with your employer for your first collective agreement. All outstanding matters were resolved during negotiations that took place between the parties on March 28, 2008.
RATIFICATION VOTE SOON
The exact wording of your first...
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