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One Spot still left for Leukemia Hockey Tournament

December 17, 2007

One spot still remain open for the 1st Annual Leukemia Hockey Tournament that is being held on Saturday, February 2 at the Sanford Arena. The deadline has been extended to January 11th, 2008. It's first come first serve, sign up early. Call Marie Buchan at 786-5055.

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Category: News

Ratification Date set for Sobey's Burrows

December 7, 2007

GOOD NEWS AGREEMENT REACHED The Union 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 December 6, 2008.   The new Agreement provides for reasonable improvements to existing wages, benefits and contract language.
RATIFICATION VOTE Please be advised that we will be holding ratification vote meetings to vote on the new collective agreement as follows:

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Category: News, Sobey's

Hockey Tournament Deadline Extended

December 4, 2007

Local 832 will be hosting a hockey tournament on February 2, 2008 at the Sanford Arena. Presently we have room for two more teams. Registration is $250. All Money raised will be going to the locals contribution for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The new deadline is December 21. To register call Marie Buchan at 786-5055.

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Category: News, Training Centre News

Granny's Poultry Members Ratify New Three-Year Deal

November 28, 2007

On November 28, UFCW Local 832 members working at Granny's Poultry in Steinbach, MB, ratified a new three-year collective agreement by 82 per cent. The new agreement will see wages increase from $1.29 for a Class 1 worker to $4.00 for Tradesperson rate. The union was successful in negotiating increases to shift premiums, a tool, boot allowance and a signing bonus for the members. With the monetary increases, the negotiation committee also was able to obtain stronger contract language for grievance procedure, vacation carryover, medical certificates, overtime and new member...

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Category: News, Granny's Poultry

Bargaining Set for Gourmet Baker Members

November 26, 2007

Negotiations for the renewal of your collective agreement have now been set to take place on December 11, 12, 17, 18 and 19, 2007 and on January 7, 8, 9, 21, 22 and 23, 2008.  Your Union is hopeful that a fair agreement and reasonable agreement will be reached between the parties during these 11 days of negotiations. COMMUNICATION OFTEN Immediately following each round of negotiations the union  will write you a negotiations update letter.  The purpose of this letter shall be to provide you with a summary of the exact status of your negotiations at that time. ...

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Category: News, Arytza

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 changes to your contract are subject to a vote of all UFCW members at Granny’s Poultry, and a meeting for this purpose has been scheduled as follows:
DATE:             WEDNESDAY...

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Category: News, Granny's Poultry

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 items including wages and benefits that are still unresolved. Should you have any questions, please contact union negotiator Beatrice Bruske at 786-5055.

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Category: News, Garda Security

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.

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Category: News, Valleyview Co-operatives Ltd.

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

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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.

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Category: News, Vista Park Lodge


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