Garda Security

Garda Ratifies New Deal

January 6, 2020

Members on December 20, 2019, ratified a new five-year deal. Members will see improved language in their collective agreement in terms of site information and improved communications with the Company.

Mobile Officers will see a 1.5 percent wage increase in each year of the collective agreement. Security guards on special paysites, which makes up the bulk of the members, will receive a minimum of a twenty-five cent per hour wage increase in each year of the deal or 1.75 percent whichever is greater.

Garda Ratification Vote

November 25, 2019

Please be advised that your bargaining committee comprised of Deborah Jones and Blake Crothers are very pleased to inform you that a tentative agreement has been reached with your Employer.

As such, ratification vote sessions will be held in order to present you with the tentative agreement in place and give you the opportunity to vote on it since you have the last say.

The date, times and location of the meetings are as follows:

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Garda Negotiations Continue in September

July 29, 2019

The union bargaining committee met with Garda Canada Security Corporation on July 23 and 24. During this round of negotiations, the parties made some good progress regarding the non-monetary issues. 

However, due to limited days available over the next few months, negotiations on the renewal of the collective agreement for the members working at Garda will resume in September.  The union is also on planning on addressing the monetary issues during this time.

Garda Proposal Meetings

June 6, 2019


We have many convenient ways to submit them:

At our Drop-In Meeting
Tuesday, June 11, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the UFCW - 1412 Portage Avenue 

By Telephone Town Hall
Tuesday, June 11, at either 3 p.m. or 6 p.m.

Manitoba Security Guards facing a surprise wage-freeze by Pallister Government

September 29, 2017


Manitoba security guards won’t be getting the pay increase they were expecting on October 1. Instead, the Pallister Government is in the middle of pausing legislation that governs Manitoba’s security guards minimum wages — and may be planning to revoke it entirely.

UFCW is holding a rally at the Legislative Building on October 24, 2017 from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm and will be encouraging all security guards union and non-union to attend.

Garda Security members ratify new deal

April 13, 2016

UFCW Local 832 members working at Garda Security ratified a new collective agreement tonight by 86 per cent.

Highlights of the new deal include senority premiums after 5, 10 and 15 years of service. Members will now see an enhanced benefits package that will cover drug benefit, vision, dental and out-of-country coverage. Also in the new deal is a new bumping protocol for utilizing your senority. 

Members will receive the new collective agreement in the near future.



Tentative Deal Secured at Garda

March 31, 2016

The union bargaining committee, lead by Martin Trudel and Debbie Jones, and with the assistance of a government-appointed conciliator are pleased to report that a tentative deal has been reached with Garda Security on the renewal of a new collective agreement.

Despite the challenges, the union feels that the tentative deal reached with the employer is fair for everyone. The union has scheduled ratification votes for April 12 and 13.

Union Asks for Government-Appointed Conciliator for Garda Negotiations

March 10, 2016

In late February, the union members at Garda Security reject the company’s final offer by 75 per cent. A strike mandate is the next standard step and, therefore, the union has scheduled strike vote meetings for March 20 and 21.

Guards at Garda Reject Company’s Final Offer

March 2, 2016

Attention Garda Guards

As a result of a final offer received from the employer during the negotiations process, the union presented that offer to the membership for a ratification vote.

Garda Negotiations Resume in February

January 12, 2016

The negotiating committees for Garda Security will resume negotiations on February 2. The union is hopeful it will be able to finalize the negotiation process at that time, however, will settle for nothing less than a fair and reasonable contract for the members.

Union negotiator Martin Trudel will apprise the security guards from Garda after the February 2 meeting.


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