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.


Tentative Deal Reached at Granny's Poultry

November 20, 2007
Since the last update where the union notified you of the upcoming date for Final Offer Selection, your Employer has made an offer to settle your contract without the need to have a hearing that is unanimously recommended by your negotiating committee members, Don Simard, Rachel Lansard, Marlene Martin and Leo Williamson. As a result, a tentative agreement has been reached, but the...
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Category: Granny's Poultry, News

Garda bargaining to resume

November 20, 2007 Negotiation dates have now been tentatively scheduled for December 17, 18 and 19th to continue the negotiation process.  The Company has agreed to provide the Union on a confidential basis, with financial information regarding their Manitoba operations.  We anticipate that this review will be completed shortly, which will then allow us to continue negotiations and deal with the monetary... » Read More

Category: Garda Security, News

Valleyview Co-op Ratifies New Deal

October 26, 2007 On October 26, members at Valleyview Co-op ratified a new four-year agreement. UFCW Local 832 represents over 75 members working at four locations in Manitoba. Members will see a 2.5 % increase in each year of the agreement, except the clerks who will see a 3% in each year. Also members will see increases to the evening, night and Sunday premiums.

Category: Valleyview Co-operatives Ltd., News

Notice to members at Agpro

October 25, 2007 Viterra has made an application to the Canadian Labour Board. For information on it, please download the pdf that states, "Viterra’s October 10, 2007 Application and Reply to the CIRB". Click Here

Category: Agpro Grain, News

Vista Park Lodge Members Ratify New Agreement, Strike Averted

October 21, 2007 Members at Vista Park Lodge in Winnipeg ratified a new two-year collective agreement by 87%. The 94 members had given the negotiation committee a strike mandate by 100% but a tentative deal was reached on Wednesday. Members will see wage increases from $1.60 to $2.40 an hour and increases are retroactive to April.

Category: News, Vista Park Lodge

Tentative Agreement Reached at Vista Park Lodge

October 18, 2007 Ratification Vote, Sunday October 21, 10:00am and 6:30pm Dakota Hotel 1105 St. Mary's Road Please make every effort to attend. Details of the new agreement will be given out during this meeting.

Category: News, Vista Park Lodge

Safeway Stewards Meet with Union

October 16, 2007 On October 16 shop stewards from all the Safeway stores in Manitoba met in Winnipeg to discuss ways of mobilizing the membership for bargaining their next collective agreement. Although the Safeway agreement doesn't expire for 18 months, the union felt it was important to talk and listen to the stewards on some of the issues they can be working on in preparation for the next round of... » Read More

Category: Safeway, Training Centre News, News

Notice to members of Granny's Poultry

October 10, 2007
Since the last update on July 27th, 2007 your negotiating committee members, Don Simard, Leo Williamson, Marlene Martin, Rachel Lansard and UFCW Local 832 Secretary-Treasurer Jeff Traeger met on 4 separate days with your Employer and Conciliation Officer Dennis Harrison in an effort to conclude negotiations for the renewal of your contract. Present for the Employer and acting as...
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Category: Granny's Poultry, News

Letter to members of Versa-Cold Dawson

October 9, 2007 Your Employer has faxed us a final offer which they want the Union membership to vote on. Although it does not cover the mandate you gave us at our last union meeting (September 10th) and the union negotiating committee has told the Employer they will not be recommending the acceptance of the offer, legislation requires the Union bring a final offer to the bargaining unit for a vote. » Read More

Category: News, VersaCold

No Deal Reached at Vista Park Lodge

October 3, 2007
Even though your employer was told you had rejected their latest position by 100% and voted 100% in favour of strike action to back up your demands for a new collective agreement, very little progress was made on the two days of bargaining held September 28th and 29th. It took most of those two days to get items they had verbally agreed to signed off so we knew we would not have to...
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Category: News, Vista Park Lodge


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