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2020

Now is the time to be kind

March 21, 2020

While Manitobans are facing the constantly changing realities of Covid-19, our members are working incredibly hard to adapt to this new reality and to meet this challenge head-on.

On Thursday, March 19, I reached out to Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister, calling for emergency actions and immediate considerations for workers on the front lines in food production, food distribution, warehousing, grocery stores, security, personal care, and assisted living.

UFCW 832 members are the people...

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Category: Covid-19

BREAKING: $2/hour pay increase for members at Loblaw

March 21, 2020

To appreciate the incredible work that our members are doing on the front line at this time, Loblaw has announced that their employees will be receiving a $2/ hour pay increase.

The pay will be retroactive to March 8 and will continue until the end of April and will be reassessed at that time.

"Our members are making heroic efforts right now across all sectors," said Jeff Traeger, President of UFCW Local 832. "We are glad to see employers are stepping up and doing their part to ensure the safety and recognition of their employees. While the $2.00 increase is significant, we...

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Category: Covid-19

UFCW 832 Calls on MB Government to Increase Protections for Workers

March 19, 2020

Today, UFCW 832 sent a letter to the Premier of Manitoba, the Minister of Economic Development and Training, the Leader of the Official Opposition, and the Leader of the Manitoba Liberal Party, calling for emergency actions and considerations for workers in food production, food distribution warehousing, grocery stores, security, personal care, and assisted living workers.

"These workers are on the frontline of the pandemic we're facing right now," said Jeff Traeger, President of UFCW Local 832. "While many other workers are being asked to work from home, or are being laid off, the...

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Category: Covid-19

PBAS Group Company Advisory

March 18, 2020

The following is an advisory from the PBAS Group, located on the third floor, above our Training Centre, and who provides benefits for many UFCW 832 members.

 

COMPANY ADVISORY – COVID-19

As we navigate through this worldwide health pandemic, we are mindful of the need to take precautions to protect our staff, clients, and vendors. We continue to monitor the updates provided by the Government of Canada and Public Health. To that end, we’re limiting walk-in service at this time. However there are other convenient...

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Category: Covid-19

President Traeger's Message to Members

March 17, 2020

To our UFCW Local 832 members working in retail, security, food production and in the service sector all across Manitoba – Thank you for everything you are doing to keep Manitobans supplied with food and supplies.  We know that You Are The Front Line as Manitoba is dealing with this Covid – 19 pandemic. 

Your union has your back, and we are currently in discussions with all of the employer groups to ensure the issues of each workplace are being reviewed and...

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Category: Covid-19

COVID-19 Information & Update on Events at UFCW

March 17, 2020

RE:  COVID-19 Information & Update on Events at UFCW

Your wellness, health and safety is your Union’s top priority. The World Health Organization has declared COVID-19, or coronavirus, a pandemic: an outbreak of a disease that spreads across the world and affects a high percentage of the population. UFCW Canada and Local 832 are actively monitoring this issue and working with all of our employers to make sure all government...

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Category: Covid-19

Winnipeg School Division 1 Bus Drivers Give Unanimous Strike Mandate, UFCW wants parents and students to be ready in case of strike

March 3, 2020

UFCW 832 members at Winnipeg School Division 1 voted 100% in favour of strike action after hearing details of how their employer wants to gut their collective agreement. There were 71 members in attendance at the meeting.

“We want parents and students to be ready with alternate plans in case of a strike,” stated Jeff Traeger, President of UFCW Local 832. “At a time when the division is having trouble keeping and hiring new drivers, the school division has proposed massive concessions...

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Category: Winnipeg School Division #1

Workers at Premium Plaza Lounge join UFCW 832

February 25, 2020

38 workers at Premium Plaza Lounge located in the Winnipeg Airport voted unanimously to join UFCW 832.

These new members work inside the premium lounge, making the traveller's experience less stressful and more enjoyable by providing good service in a relaxing environment with multiple food choices.

"After constant recurring late-payment issues, sick leave and missed overtime pay, these workers decided to unionize," said Jeff Traeger, President of UFCW Local 832. "Now, they will have...

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New Deal for Life’s Journey Gives Members More Time Off, Better Pension, Benefits and Gym Memberships for All Full-Time Employees

January 31, 2020

An exciting new deal has just been ratified by the members at Life’s Journey for the office staff and for the frontline staff. These are two separate contracts, but both were bargained and ratified at the same time.

The employer came to the table prepared to bargain a fair deal working within the financial realities of the support sector. While wage increases are understandably a large part of many negotiations, they are not the only form of compensation that can make a big difference in members’ lives. In this deal, a variety of other monetary benefits have been agreed to for UFCW...

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Tentative Agreement reached with Sun Gro Horticulture

January 31, 2020

A tentative agreement has been reached with SunGro Horticulture Canada Ltd.

All outstanding issues were resolved during negotiations that took place on January 30, 2020, and a ratification vote will be scheduled soon to go over the agreement and explain all amendments and changes to the current collective agreement. As soon as a date can be finalized for the ratification meeting it will be posted here on this website and sent out to all members working for SunGro.

If members have any questions or concerns, please contact either your union rep,...

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Category: Sun Gro Horticulture

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