Maple Leaf Fresh Foods-Brandon

First Red Meat Forum a success

April 8, 2019

This past Saturday, April 6th, 2019, UFCW 832 staff were joined by over 60 members, Shop Stewards and Health & Safety Committee members for the first ever Red Meat Forum. This forum was held for members working at Maple leaf in Brandon, with a focus on what is currently happening in the hog industry, where Maple Leaf stands in the marketplace, and a discussion based around what could be done at the Maple Leaf Plant to make life better for members.

Maple Leaf Brandon Members Ratify New Agreement

January 4, 2010

78 per cent vote in favour of new five-year deal. On Monday, January 4, UFCW local 832 members working at Maple Leaf in Brandon ratified a new agreement that will see improvements to their pension, wages, shift premiums, vacation scheduling and important language for members working under the ‘Foreign Worker Nominee Program.’ With over 2200 members working at the plant in Brandon, an information session was held on Sunday January 3 in four languages, (English, Spanish, Ukrainian and Mandarin) to give the diverse workforce the opportunity to hear about the improvements in th

Information meeting on new agreement and ratification dates set

December 10, 2009
Series of information meetings will be held on January 3. Ratification date will be January 4 Members at Maple Leaf in Brandon will have a series of information meetings on January 3 at the Keystone Centre in Brandon to hear details of their new collective agreement. Much like how the proposal meetings were, they will be broken up into four languages English, Spanish, Ulkranian and Mandarin 9:00am Mandarin 12:00pm English 3:30pm Ukrainian 6:00pm Spanish Members will then cast their votes for the new agreement on January 4.

Tentative deal reached at Maple Leaf Brandon

November 20, 2009
Negotiations with Maple Leaf and UFCW Local 832 went into the early hours of Friday, November 20 as both sides came to a tentative deal. Terms of the agreement have yet to be disclosed as the union is arranging to have a ratification vote set. Once a date is set notices will be posted on the website and throughout the plant on the times and locations.

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