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Sysco-IC Members Obtain New Agreement

May 17, 2018

The UFCW Local 832 union members working at Sysco in Inventory Control ratified a new five-year collective agreement.

During the life of this agreement, the members will see their wages rise to $25.65 an hour. The bargaining committee was also able to obtain improvements to the health and welfare plan as well as increase premiums by 20 cents per hour.


Workers at Sysco Warehouse ratify new contract

March 22, 2018

On March 22, 2018, UFCW Local 832 members ratified a new deal for workers at Sysco Warehouse. 

The new contract was ratified by 59%, bringing in improvements to wages, benefits, improved language, and addressed Engineered Labour Standard (ELS) concerns.

"There was a lot of back and forth to reach a good deal for the members, but in the end, we got a good contract for the membership," said Blake Crothers, union negotiator.

Sysco Warehouse members work in inventory, warehousing, freezer, and shipping. Local 832 represents over 100 employees at this facility.


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.


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.


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.


Sysco Warehouse Negotiations Progressing

January 25, 2018

The union bargaining committee—Sandy Barylski, Robert Schmidtke, Mickey Porayko and head negotiator Blake Crothers—met the Sysco committee on January 22 to 24. This round of talks was very information and a lot of discussions took place regarding the union proposals brought forwarded.

Union negotiator Blake Crothers said, “We still have a lot of work to do on reaching a tentative agreement, but I am confident that we will do so prior to the March 29, 2018, expiry date of the current collective agreement.”


Progress Made at Sysco Warehouse Negotiations

January 15, 2018

The bargaining committees met on January 8, 2018, to exchange proposals and begin bargaining towards the renewal of the collective agreement covering the union members working at Sysco Warehouse. The parties continued talks during that week, which were very productive and progress made.

Lead union negotiator Blake Crothers said, “We were able to deal with all of the non-monetary items during this round of negotiations. The more challenging part of the process—monetary proposals—will be addressed at the next bargaining session.”


Sysco Warehouse Members to Prepare for Negotiations

September 27, 2017

The existing collective agreement for UFCW members working at the Sysco warehouse in Winnipeg expires on December 29, and the union has already begun to prepare for the bargaining of a new agreement.

Part of the preparation, is to obtain ideas on what improvements the members would like to see negotiated into their new contract. As such, union negotiator Blake Crothers has scheduled proposals meetings for October 22 to give the members a chance to bring their ideas forward.

Local 832 represents over 100 warehouse workers at Sysco.


Tentative agreement reached at Sysco Warehouse

March 4, 2013 to March 21, 2013

At negotiation talks during the week of February 25, the negotiating committees from Sysco Warehouse and UFCW Local 832 reached a tentative agreement for the members working at the plant in Winnipeg. The new agreement provides for reasonable improvements to existing wages, benefits and contract language.


Agreement reached for Sysco Warehouse members

March 11, 2013 to March 14, 2013

A tentative agreement was reached with Sysco for the warehouse members.  All outstanding issues were resolved between the parties in negotiations that took place between February 25th & 28th, 2013.  The new agreement provides for reasonable improvements to existing wages, benefits and contract language.

Ratification vote set
The following Ratification Vote has now been scheduled for you to vote on this Agreement.  The date, time and location of the ratification vote will be as follows:


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