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New Agreement for Coke Members in Brandon

July 12, 2018

The Coca-Cola UFCW members working at the Brandon plant voted yes, by 92 per cent, to accept a new four-year collective agreement. Their colleagues from the Winnipeg plant had recently ratified their new agreement as well. Included in the new contract:

A total of a 6.25 per cent wage increase for all classifications during the four years
A one-time $400 lump sum payment for all full-time employees
Increase to pension benefits, short-term disability benefits, and footwear allowance
New wording for on-call premium for service technicians.

“The committee...

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Category: Coca-Cola Bottling

Dauphin Co-op Negotiations Set to Begin

July 9, 2018

The union bargaining committee, led by negotiator Sonia Taylor and assisted by Daniel Bertrand, Jim Klassen, Gerald Mayuk, Murray McLean and Ralph Zurba, will begin bargaining with the Dauphin Consumers Co-opertive on October 30 to November 2, 2018. During these meetings, the union will be negotiating improvements to the existing collective agreement based on the feedback it received from the members working at the Co-op.

Negotiator Taylor will provide an update as to the status of bargaining after the November 2 meeting.

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Category: Dauphin Co-operatives Ltd.

Loblaw Bargaining Update from President Traeger

July 6, 2018

So far bargaining has gone fairly smoothly, and your union is ahead of where we were last time, a lot has been accomplished so far, but the biggest items are yet to come, and they will be addressed a the end of August when bargaining resumes.

Check out President Jeff Traeger's video update on Loblaw bargaining.

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Category: Loblaws

Strike Averted for FASD Office Workers

July 5, 2018

UFCW Local 832 union members working in the office at FASD Life’s Journey ratified a new collective agreement by 88 per cent.

After receiving a 100 per cent strike mandate, the union negotiating committee went back to the table and was able to secure a 2-year deal with no concessions. The new collective agreement contains an additional personal day, increased bereavement leave, improved vacation, and lots of language cleanup for efficiencies.

FASD Life’s Journey Inc - Office Workers provides services to those with FASD. Local 832 members provide case management for these...

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SRG Security Negotiations Starting August 29

June 28, 2018

The Union and the Company bargaining committees are set to begin negotiations on August 29 and continue on the 30.

‎During this first round of negotiations, proposals regarding contract language, benefits and wages will be presented to SRG Security Resources Group on improvements the security officers would like to see in their new collective agreement.

Following the completion of the above noted session, head union negotiator Martin Trudel will update the members at SRG on the state of their negotiations process.

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Category: SRG Security Resource Group

2018 Canada Day Weekend

June 27, 2018

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 ...

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Category: News

Avis Budget Negotiations Postponed

June 26, 2018

The negotiations scheduled for July 17 and 18 have been postponed until August 22 and 23 due to a scheduling conflict. Union negotiator Sonia Taylor will provide an update after the August 23 meeting as to the status of these negotiations.

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Category: Avis & Budget Rent-A-Car

Productive bargaining so far with Loblaw

June 22, 2018

Since Tuesday this week your bargaining committee, led by President Jeff Traeger has been productive.

Both sides have been bargaining since Tuesday this week and today they started into the No Frills agreement.
Watch for more video updates coming, and check out President Traeger's video update below.

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Category: Loblaws

CDC Members Ratify a New Agreement

June 21, 2018

On June 19, 2018, UFCW Local 832 union members working at the Carberry Distribution Centre unanimously voted “yes” to accept a new four-year collective agreement.

During the life of the contract, the employees’ wages will increase by eight per cent. The new agreement also includes an increase to the freezer premium as well as to the amount of banked time.

“It’s a good agreement,” stated lead union negotiator Martin Trudel. “We were able to negotiate some necessary cleanup language and more importantly we gave no concessions.”

CDC is a freezer warehouse located in...

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Category: Carberry Distribution Centre

Red Rive Co-op Negotiations Challenging, to Continue Next Month

June 15, 2018

The Union and the Co-op negotiating committees met on June 11, 12 and 13 for three full days of challenging bargaining. The parties had very open and productive discussions on options that are available to resolve the outstanding issues, which deal with mostly monetary issues. However difficult decisions still need to be made for both bargaining committees.

Therefore, the parties have scheduled additional bargaining dates for next month on July 23 and 24. Secretary-Treasurer Beatrice Bruske, who is leading these negotiations for the union, will provide a further update after the...

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Category: Red River Co-op


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