Workers at Loblaw Ratify New Contract

October 14, 2018

 

On Sunday, October 14, 2018, UFCW Local 832 members working for Loblaw at Superstore, Extra Foods, and No Frills all across Manitoba ratified a new five-year collective agreement with Loblaw.

“Our bargaining committee achieved real gains for themselves and their coworkers at Loblaw,” said Jeff Traeger, President of UFCW Local 832. "In an increasingly challenging industry, I'm proud of the hard work that this committee has put in."

The new agreement with Loblaw brings UFCW 832 members the largest ever financial improvement to the health and welfare benefit plan which will provide the most significant improvement to health and welfare benefits including enhancing sick time to member work at Loblaw in Manitoba. The new agreement also protects the number of full-time positions and improves wages. UFCW 832 is also proud to announce that the union and Loblaw will work together on a program to hire and retain persons with disabilities.

UFCW Local 832 represents over 3500 workers at Loblaw stores across Manitoba.

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