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2017

Prepping for Hewlett Packard Negotiations

April 26, 2017

The current collective agreement for members working at Hewlett Packard (HP) expired on April 26. Phil Kraychuk, UFCW Local 832 union negotiator, will head up these negotiations.  As such, he has scheduled a proposals meeting to hear the suggestions on what the members would like to see in their new agreement, as well as elect the bargaining committee.
UFCW Local 832 represents approximately 45 employees at HP.

 

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Category: Hewlett Packard

Tentative Deal Reached at Aramark Refreshment

April 12, 2017

The union and the company have reached a tentative deal.  As such, the union has scheduled a ratification vote for the members working at Aramark Refreshment for May 9.

Union negotiator Debra Malquist stated, “The committee is recommending acceptance of this new deal. The agreement provides for reasonable improvements to the existing terms and conditions of employment.”

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Category: Aramark

Health Care Negotiations on HOLD!

April 11, 2017

Due to the provincial PC Government introducing Bills 28 and 29, negotiations that were ongoing for the St. Boniface Hospital, St. Boniface Hospital DSM, LRHA Laundry Inkster site and the Northern Regional Health Authority (NRHA) are all on hold.

The union had warned its members this round of bargaining was going to be a very difficult one, as the PC government has made no secret about the fact that they are imposing drastic cuts to all health care operating budgets.

Bill 28 This Bill imposes maximum limits on...

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Date Set for Red River Co-op Gas Bar Negotiations

April 6, 2017

Negotiator Sonia Taylor will head up the union negotiating committee for the bargaining of a new collective agreement for members at Red River Co-op gas bars. The parties will commence negotiations on May 24. Following this meeting, the union will provide the members with information on additional dates and the status of negotiations.

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Category: Red River Co-op Gas Bar

Negotiations Underway at Agropur

April 6, 2017

The negotiating committees met on March 14, 15 and 16 to commence bargaining towards a new collective agreement for the union members working at Agropur Co-operative.

Union negotiator Sonia Taylor said, “We had a good start to negotiations and we have agreed to a majority of non-monetary proposals.”

Negotiations will continue on May 9, with another meeting date set for May 11. The union will provide the members at Agropur with an update as to the status of their negotiations after the May 11 meeting.

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Category: Agropur

Carmen Co-op Proposes Concessions

April 6, 2017

The union and the company met on March 22 and 23 begin negotiations. The parties had discussions and were able to agree on some of the non-monetary items.

Unfortunately, the Co-op has proposed several concessions that could take away or reduce some of the benefits and compensations that the members currently have including such things as deleting some of the premiums—night shopping, night shift, and Sunday. The union bargaining committee has no intentions of agreeing to these concessions.

Talks between the parties will continue on May 4 and 5 and lead union negotiator Sonia...

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Category: Carman Co-operatives Ltd.

New contract ratified by Local 832 members at Epc St-Malo Day Program

April 4, 2017

On Monday, March 27 our members at Epic St-Malo Day Program ratified a new two-year collective agreement by 100 per cent.

Members will see a two per cent wage increase each year, an increase in sick time payout and a new 20 year seniority premium and increases to the existing 10 and 15 year premiums.

There was many language improvements added into the contract including all new legislated leaves such as domestic violence, organ donor, etc. 

Full list of legislated...

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Reh-Fit Negotiations Moving Along

April 3, 2017

The union negotiating committee, comprised of Cindy Armstrong, Devon Pekrul and lead negotiator Martin Trudel, met with the employer on March 23, 29, 30 and 31. This first round of negotiations was extremely productive and the parties were able to settle all non-monetary items.

Future bargaining dates have been scheduled for May 10 and 11 and at that time the committees we will begin to address the monetary items, including wages. Following the completion of these talks, the union will provide the members at Reh-Fit with an update on the status of their negotiations.

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Category: Reh-Fit Centre

Open letter to members on Bill 29

March 23, 2017

To All UFCW Local 832 Members Working in Healthcare
Bill 29 – The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act

Dear Member,

On March 21st I posted a video on this website to let our members know that we were working hard to get our questions answered about Bill 29 so we could let you know how this bill affects you.

Here is what we know so far:

The basic purpose of the Bill is to reduce the number of bargaining units in each Regional Health Authority to seven and to have a single contract and a single union for each of the seven...

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Open letter to members on Bill 28

March 23, 2017

To All UFCW Local 832 Members Working for a Public Sector Employer
Bill 28 – The Public Services Sustainability Act

On March 21st I posted a video on this website to let our members know that we were working hard to get our questions answered about Bill 28 so we could let you know if and how this bill affects you.

Here is what we know so far:

The basic purpose of the Bill is to impose maximum limits on wage increases when public sector contracts are negotiated.

The Bill does not allow existing contracts to be opened, but...

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