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In the July 2009 issue of UNION

  • UFCW Local 832 shop steward conference a success!
  • UFCW Local 832 executive board nomination & election information.
  • Coca-Cola Winnipeg narrowly avoids strike.
  • Westman activists appreciation night.
  • Thompson members receive health and safety training.

In the June 2009 issue of UNION

  • Executive board member, Jesus "Jessie" Zavala travels to Torontno to speak at migrant worker rally.
  • President Ziegler and Secretary-Treasurer Traeger tour the Westman area.
  • Looking for extra cash? Apply for a UFCW Scholarship.
  • Strike vote held at Coca-Cola.
  • UFCW Picnics in June for both Westman and Winnipeg.

In the May 2009 issue of UNION

  • Old Dutch workers in Calgary are locked out as Winnipeg starts negotiations.
  • Walmart workers in Quebec now have a collective agreement.
  • Chemical leak at Lorette Marketplace sends members to the hospital.
  • Two new members to the locals executive board.
  • Wages jump for Safeway gasbar members.

In the April 2009 issue of UNION

  • Fight for the Living. International Day of Mourning April 28.
  • Safeway members ratify new agreement by 83%
  • UFCW Local 832 members attend NDP convention in Brandon.
  • New provincial joint workplace health and safety committee at Westfair.
  • We're looking for youth to get involved with the local.

In the March 2009 issue of UNION

  • Negotiations reach critical point at Safeway.
  • Outstanding proposals by the union and Safeway.
  • Perfect storm brewing on pension plans.
  • Local welcomes new shop stewards.
  • New WCB program at Brewers Distributor.
  • Local helps Garda member get back to work.

In the February 2009 issue of UNION

  • Beggs-Dowling-Mathieu Scholarship awarded.
  • General Mills member appointed to local executive board.
  • Applications available for International Union scholarships.
  • Income service starts February 10.
  • General Mills members credited $46,000 in CCWIPP pension contributions.
  • Sobey's violates contract on vacation payout.
  • Benefit plan improvements for Grace Hospital, BRHA, DSM and WRHA Pharmacy members.

In the January 2009 issue of UNION

  • No general dues increase in 2009.
  • Safeway negotiations underway, meet the committee.
  • Annual breakdown of where your dues go.
  • Steward profile in the security industry.
  • Members encouraged to sign up for e-news.
  • Income tax service starts next month.
  • Federated Co-op member receives over $40,000 in compensation.

In the December 2008 issue of UNION

  • Remembering union representative,Cyrus Lister.
  • The economy and what it means to me?
  • Stand up to City of Winnipeg's boondoggle finances.
  • Meet the UFCW Local 832 Retiree's committee.
  • Remembering December 6.
  • Safeway proposals receive final tune-up.
  • Winnipeg Pepsi plant scores high marks.

In the November 2008 issue of UNION

  • Westfair members ratify new deal by 76%
  • Versa Cold Sutherland members will see wage increases of at least $2.00 per hour in new agreement.
  • New deal for members at NPF Shilo Canex.
  • New training centre for Westman area members.
  • Arbitrator reinstates member at General Mills.
  • Springhill Farms continues to grow.
  • Union prepares negotiations with Safeway.

In the September 2008 issue of UNION

  • Critical stage for Westfair negotiations
  • New deal reached at Gourmet Baker
  • Migrant Workers join UFCW Local 832
  • Annual Picnic in Winnipeg another success.
  • Members in Westman hold family picnic.
  • Training Centre fall schedule announced.

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