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2018

Ratification Vote Scheduled for Sysco Warehouse

March 16, 2018

The bargaining committees for Sysco Warehouse tweaked some of the concerns that the members had raised at the last ratification vote. As a result, the parties reached a new tentative deal.

As such, the union is holding ratification vote sessions in order to present this new deal to the members and give them the opportunity to vote on whether or not to accept it.

“The members always have the final say on any tentative agreement reached but the union bargaining committee will be recommending acceptance of the new collective agreement,” stated lead negotiator Blake Crothers....

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Category: SYSCO Food Services

Ratification Vote Scheduled for Sysco Warehouse

March 16, 2018

The bargaining committees for Sysco Warehouse tweaked some of the concerns that the members had raised at the last ratification vote. As a result, the parties reached a new tentative deal.

As such, the union is holding ratification vote sessions in order to present this new deal to the members and give them the opportunity to vote on whether or not to accept it.

“The members always have the final say on any tentative agreement reached but the union bargaining committee will be recommending acceptance of the new collective agreement,” stated lead negotiator Blake Crothers....

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Category: SYSCO Food Services

Ratification Vote Scheduled for Sysco Warehouse

March 16, 2018

The bargaining committees for Sysco Warehouse tweaked some of the concerns that the members had raised at the last ratification vote. As a result, the parties reached a new tentative deal.

As such, the union is holding ratification vote sessions in order to present this new deal to the members and give them the opportunity to vote on whether or not to accept it.

“The members always have the final say on any tentative agreement reached but the union bargaining committee will be recommending acceptance of the new collective agreement,” stated lead negotiator Blake Crothers....

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Category: SYSCO Food Services

Tentative Agreement Reach at Lorette Marketplace

March 16, 2018

A tentative agreement has been reached between the parties for a new collective agreement for the members at Lorette Marketplace. The union will be recommending acceptance of this settlement to the members.

Union negotiator Sonia Taylor, who headed up these negotiations, has scheduled a ratification vote for Sunday, April 15. At the meeting, full details of the settlement will be presented prior to the members voting.

A further update will be provided after April 15.

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Category: Lorette Marketplace

Safeway updates and FAQs

March 15, 2018

Bargaining has been slow, but your union has been trying to reach a deal for all members working at Safeway.

The Bargaining Committee has been out in stores to answer any questions the members have and to make sure everyone is aware of the meetings taking place around the province on March 25th.


Click here to view the Frequently Asked Questions


"One of the concerns that we have is that some of our members believe we are on strike Sunday Morning because the contract expires...

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Category: Sobey's

Clearing up any strike confusion

March 14, 2018

A strike will not start this Sunday, March 18, 2018!
If you are scheduled to work on Sunday, make sure you show up for your shift.

The collective agreement with Sobeys for all members at Safeway expires at midnight this Saturday, March 17, BUT before a strike can take place, you, the members will have the opportunity to vote on the company’s final offer.

For this purpose, we have meetings booked across the province where we will bring you up-to-date on what your options are. Members will get to vote on whether they accept the company’...

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Category: Sobey's

CNIB Contract Expires End of the Month

March 14, 2018

The existing collective bargaining agreement for Local 832 members working at CNIB expires on March 31, 2018. UFCW is preparing to start bargaining a new agreement and part of the preparation process is to obtain ideas from the members as to what improvements they would like to see in their new contract.

Debra Malmquist is leading the union negotiating committee and has scheduled a proposals meeting for the members for March 28. She will also provide updates as negotiations progress.

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Category: CNIB

Deadline is looming for Sobeys contract

March 13, 2018

The contract with Sobeys expires at midnight on Saturday, March 17, 2018, which leaves us only a few days left to get a deal.

“I would say that we have done a good job of narrowing the issues, which is the small piece of good news that I have for you in this update,” said President Jeff Traeger. "The bad news is that the issues that are left, are all critical, the company has not significantly backed down from the concessions that they have tabled that we presented to all of our members at the strike vote meetings a couple of weeks ago."

 

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Category: Sobey's

Coke Winnipeg Members Serve Up a Strike Mandate

March 13, 2018

The union members working at the Coke Winnipeg plant voted 91 per cent in favour of a strike mandate and turned down the company’s latest offer.

Union negotiator Martin Trudel said, “This weighty mandate will be a great help when we resume negotiations with the company for the final bargaining session. It gives the company a clear message that the group is united.”

The union has scheduled meetings for May 4 and 6 so that members get the opportunity to either accept or reject the company’s last offer or declare to go on strike. Members can watch for further updates on the...

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Category: Coca-Cola Bottling

Members at Instabox Ratify New 4-Year Deal

March 12, 2018

UFCW Local 832 members working at Instabox voted in favour of a new 4-year collective agreement.  The new contract covers about 20 members and will expire on December 31, 2021.

“It was a little endeavouring but the committee and the members stayed strong and we succeeded in getting an effective agreement,” stated union negotiator Sonia Taylor.

Highlights of the new deal include:

  • Wage increases totaling 6.3%, with first increment retro active to January 1, 2017;
  • Increase reimbursement to safety footwear and head band earmuffs;
  • Hike to evening...

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Category: Instabox

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