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Posting: Training and webCampus Advocate

July 7, 2017


UFCW Canada and Local 832 are working together on an exciting project aimed at engaging members interested in advancing training and education. We are looking for a volunteer (Local 832 member) who believes that learning is central to a successful career and life.

This project will run until December 2017 and then be evaluated for effectiveness.

In this volunteer position the right candidate will:

  • Network with co-workers, encouraging their awareness of educational opportunities (i.e. webCampus)
  • Provide UFCW Canada feedback on new and existing...

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Public-sector unions file for injunction against heavy-handed new labour law

July 4, 2017

Via Manitoba Federation of Labour

Today the Partnership to Defend Public Services, representing more than 110,000 Manitoba workers, filed for an injunction against the so-called Public Services Sustainability Act, recently passed by the Pallister government.

"The Pallister government has passed a new law that fundamentally undermines collective bargaining rights. It's...

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UFCW has you covered for Canada 150

June 29, 2017

Our members make sure that you can enjoy everything you need on Canada Day — all union-made!

If you want burgers or steaks, be sure to shop at Northern Meats

If you're looking for chicken, our members at Grannys...

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Light The Night 2017

June 28, 2017

Once again UFCW Local 832 is proud to be the presenting sponsor at this year’s Light the Night event on September 30th at the fork’s.

UFCW Local 832 along with UFCW Canada has raised over 38 million dollars with the Help of our great members and again this year we would like to add to that number and we want you to join us as we walk to raise funds for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada.



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Conciliator Officer Assisting with North of 53 Negotiations

June 5, 2017

After a few dates of negotiations, talks hit a roadblock and the union applied to the Manitoba Labour Board for assistance. Unfortunately, the Co-op proposed several concessions that could take away or reduce some of the benefits that the members at North of 53 Co-op currently have. The union bargaining committee has no intention of agreeing to these concessions.

With the help of the government appointed conciliator, negotiations will continue on June 13 and 14. Union negotiator Sonia Taylor will provide a further update after the June 14 meeting.

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Category: North of 53 Co-operatives Ltd.

More Dates Set for FASD Negotiations

May 30, 2017

The negotiating committees for FASD Life’s Journey have set further bargaining dates for July 27 and 28. Following the completion of these bargaining dates, the union will provided with an update on the state of the negotiations process.

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Category: FASD Life's Journey

‎Bargaining Set to Begin at ACL Interlake

May 26, 2017

The union negotiating committee, head negotiator Martin Trudel, Sylvia Kepp and Janice Kowerko, will meet with the company to start bargaining on June 16. Further meetings are scheduled for June 27 and 28.

During the first round of bargaining, the union will present its proposals regarding improvements to contract language, benefits and wage increases in the collective agreement for the members working at ACL Interlake.

Negotiator Trudel will provide an update to the members as to the state of their negotiations following the June 27 bargaining date.

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Category: ACL Interlake

Winnserv Negotiations Continue

May 26, 2017

The union and the company have set further bargaining dates for June 20 and 23. Negotiations for the renewal of the collective agreement for the union members working at Winnserv have been progressing, and the union is hoping to complete all of the non-monetary proposals and begin to address the monetary ones at June meetings.

Upon completion of the aforementioned dates, the union will provide a further update as to the status of the Winnserv negotiations.

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Conciliation Officer Appointed for Agropur Negotiations

May 18, 2017

The bargaining committees for Agropur Co-operative, along with a government-appointed conciliator officer, will meet on June 21 and 23 to continue talks in an effort of reaching a collective agreement.

Union negotiator Sonia Taylor will update the members at Agropur after the June 23 meeting.

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Instabox Negotiations Start May 29

May 17, 2017

The union negotiating committee, lead by Sonia Taylor and assisted by Jason Renaud and Brent Kasprick, will meet with the company on May 29 to begin bargaining. The parties have also scheduled June 6 to continue talks.

UFCW Local 832 represents approximately 25 employees at Instabox Winnipeg. Instabox manufactures custom paper boxes and other packaging items.

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Category: Instabox


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