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2019

Maple Leaf Bargaining Update - Check out what your committee has to say.

September 30, 2019

 

As we go through negotiations, your Bargaining Committee will be making updates about the issues that are affecting your workplace, and how those items are going in bargaining.

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Category: Maple Leaf Fresh Foods-Brandon

Maple Leaf Bargaining Update - Check out what your committee has to say.

September 30, 2019

As we go through negotiations, your Bargaining Committee will be making updates about the issues that are affecting your workplace, and how those items are going in bargaining.

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Category: Maple Leaf Fresh Foods-Brandon

Maple Leaf Bargaining Update - Check out what your committee has to say.

September 26, 2019

 

As we go through negotiations, your Bargaining Committee will be making updates about the issues that are affecting your workplace, and how those items are going in bargaining.

Check out Ann McLellan's video above. Or check out Dean and Catherine's Video below....

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Category: Maple Leaf Fresh Foods-Brandon

Negotiations Cultivating at Sun Gro Horticulture

September 26, 2019

Negotiations for a new collective agreement for the union members at Sun Gro Horticulture are underway. The bargaining committee for the union, led by negotiator Sonia Taylor and assisted by members Tom Biebrich and Brad Keller, met with the Company and exchanged a significant amount of proposals.

The parties had good discussions and agreed to minor non-monetary items. All major proposals remain outstanding. Additional bargaining dates have been scheduled for November 12 and 13 and December 10 and 11, 2019. 

Union negotiator Taylor will provide a further update as to the...

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Category: Sun Gro Horticulture

Maple Leaf Bargaining Update - September 12, 2019

September 12, 2019

JeffTraeger-Sept12 from UFCW Local 832 on Vimeo.

 

Hi, I'm Jeff Traeger, President of UFCW Local 832 and I'm heading up negotiations with Maple Leaf Brandon.

We've been at the bargaining table since late june, but we did take the summer off, so really we've been going intensively at it the last...

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Category: Maple Leaf Fresh Foods-Brandon

Members at Canadian Linen Ratify new Contract

September 11, 2019

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 – UFCW members at Canadian Linen ratified a new deal today by 78%. 

The members landed a good deal that brings a 9.75% wage improvements over four years, including RRSP and Vision. This new contract also brings a large amount of language cleanup and improvements that will resolve a good number of issues in the workplace. 

Canadian Linen and Uniform Service Co. employs over 80 members who work in the Winnipeg plant. UFCW members launder, iron and fold anything from napkins and table cloths to uniform shirts and pants. 

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Category: Canadian Linen

First contract achieved with Stella's

September 9, 2019

 

Stellas-FirstContract from UFCW Local 832 on Vimeo.

 

Hi, I'm Jeff Traeger,...

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It's time to submit your HyLife bargaining proposals

September 4, 2019

Preparation are underway for a new agreement at Hylife

Your collective agreement which sets out your wages, benefits and working conditions at HyLife will expire on January 1, 2020.  Your Union is in the process of getting ready for the next round of negotiations and we need your input!  Now is the time to think about what changes you want to see at work.  Not just wage and benefit improvements, but also changes to your workplace.  Please think about what proposals you would like your Union negotiating committee to make to the HyLife management negotiating...

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Category: HyLife

Members vote to accept final offer from Dauphin Co-op

August 27, 2019

The bargaining committee had recommended that the membership say no to this offer, but on Sunday, August 25, 2019, members in Dauphin voted yes to accept the Co-operatives Final Offer.

The Union has filed an Unfair Labour Practise against the employer for interference, through inappropriate communications.

"Last time they gave over 2% each year and have since built a new store that is doing very well," said Sonia Taylor, Negotiator. "While the cost of living is going up more and more, the Co-op wants to put less and less in their employee's pockets."

The new four-year...

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Category: Dauphin Co-operatives Ltd.

Election results are in

August 22, 2019

At 4:32 today, we received the results from the commissioner, and we regret to inform you that UFCW 832 was not successful in retaining any of our members in health care. 

We are sad, of course, to lose our health care members through this ridiculous process. UFCW has stood up for our members at St. Boniface, Grace Hospital, WRHA Laundry, and across the Northern Regional Health Authority for a very long time. Supporting health care will always be an important part of who we are as a union.

It would...

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