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2017

Krown Members Vote Yes on 4-Year Agreement

October 19, 2017

UFCW Local 832 members working at Krown Produce voted in favour of a new four-year collective agreement by 100 percent.

At date of signing, each member received a $350 signing bonus as well as a two percent increase to their wages. Additional two percent increases on members’ wages are scheduled in each of the following three years of the four-year deal.

The union bargaining committee was also successful in doubling the amount of paid sick days to 32 hours, up from 16 hours. The minimum hours paid now paid for call-in shifts went up to fours hours, from three hours, as well...

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Category: Krown Produce

Impact Group Readies for Negotiations

October 17, 2017

The current collective agreement for the security guards at Impact Security expires on December 31, 2017. As part of the preparation process, the union would like to obtain ideas from the guards on what improvements they would like to see negotiated into the new contract.

Union negotiator Martin Trudel, who will spearhead these negotiations, has scheduled proposals meetings to give the security officers from Impact the opportunity to bring their ideas forward. Once bargaining dates have been scheduled negotiator Trudel will provide updates as talks progress.

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Category: Impact Security

Mound Milk Negotiations Slated for November 9

October 12, 2017

The union negotiating committee, headed by union negotiator Debra Malmquist and Donald Wedderburn, is set to meet with the company on November 9, 2017.

Although the collective agreement covering the members at Mound Milk expired on July 31, 2017, it remains in effect until a new deal has been reached. The union committee will be requesting back pay on any monetary items negotiated.

Union negotiator Malmquist will update the members as to that status of their negotiations, after the November meeting.

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Category: Mound Milk Transport

FASD Bargaining Rescheduled

October 4, 2017

The union negotiating committee was set to resume bargaining on September 22, however due to an extensive review of the current benefit plan for the members at FASD, negotiations will now continue on October 27.

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Category: FASD Life's Journey

McCain Negotiations

October 4, 2017

The union negotiating committee—lead by negotiator Martin Trudel, John Anderson, Eileen Ball, Julia Coleman and Daniel Udey—has additional bargaining dates scheduled to meet with the employer. Therefore, talks are set for October 10 and 13, November 6 and 7, with further dates in the New Year.

Negotiator Trudel will provide further updates after the October 13 meeting.

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Category: McCain Foods

Rally to fight against Wage Freezes for Security Guars

September 29, 2017

Rally for Security Guards

To fight against wage freezes.


Tuesday, October 24, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

On the front steps of the Legislative Building


Security Guards have mandatory expenses that are paid out-of-pocket, including licensing, completion of a minimum 40-hour training course, and maintaining a current criminal records check and child abuse registry check.

Shouldn’t they be paid fairly for that?...

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Manitoba Security Guards facing a surprise wage-freeze by Pallister Government

September 29, 2017

 

Manitoba security guards won’t be getting the pay increase they were expecting on October 1. Instead, the Pallister Government is in the middle of pausing legislation that governs Manitoba’s security guards minimum wages — and may be planning to revoke it entirely.

UFCW is holding a rally at the Legislative Building on October 24, 2017 from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm and will be encouraging all security guards union and non-union to attend.

Under existing legislation, private security guards were expecting their minimum wage...

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Category: G4S Security, Garda Security, Impact Security, Securitas Security, SRG Security Resource Group

Sysco Warehouse Members to Prepare for Negotiations

September 27, 2017

The existing collective agreement for UFCW members working at the Sysco warehouse in Winnipeg expires on December 29, and the union has already begun to prepare for the bargaining of a new agreement.

Part of the preparation, is to obtain ideas on what improvements the members would like to see negotiated into their new contract. As such, union negotiator Blake Crothers has scheduled proposals meetings for October 22 to give the members a chance to bring their ideas forward.

Local 832 represents over 100 warehouse workers at Sysco.

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Category: SYSCO Food Services

The Public Services Sustainability Act (Bill 28) Update

September 26, 2017

The Public Services Sustainability Act (Bill 28) Update

Further to my previous correspondence on the aforementioned bill, I wanted to personally reach out to all of you in the assisted living sector to provide you with a brief update on its status.

As you know, Bill 28 was passed in early June 2017, however, it has yet to be proclaimed into law. What this means is that we are still in unknown territory regarding the fact that we have a new regulation that is not yet enforceable. Furthermore, any attempts made by your union and all the agencies unionized under us to confirm if...

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Rolling Dale Negotiations Continue October 26

September 22, 2017

The bargaining committees for Rolling Dale Enterprises will continue negotiations on October 26. The only issues still on the table are the monetary proposals. The union will provide the members at Rolling Dale with an update after the October 26 meeting.

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Category: Rolling Dale Enterprises

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