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In the December 2012 issue of UNION

  • Nomination and election dates for the UFCW International convention to be held.
  • UFCW Local 832 staff help out on Habitat for Humanity build.
  • December 6, National Day of Remembrance.
  • UFCW Local 832 president meets with Extra Foods members on store closure.
  • Local busy with 75th Anniversary.

In the September 2012 issue of UNION

  • Secretary-Treasurer, Beatrice Bruske writes about her Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference.
  • UFCW Local 832 training centre hands out over $30,000 in scholarships.
  • Westfair announces changes to departments under “Flow” program.
  • General Mills restructures shifts.
  • First Canada members ratify new deal.
  • 22 members from Dawn Foods graduate.
  • Granny Hatchery members ratify new four-year deal.
  • UFCW Local 832 golf tournament raises $26,000

In the July / August 2012 issue of UNION

  • Is Tom Mulcair Canada’s next Prime Minister?
  • Local activists meet with MLA’s at the Manitoba Legislature.
  • Locate donates over $30,000 to Leukemia research.
  • Brandon and Winnipeg host Family picnics for members.
  • Former UFCW Local 832 President, Robert Ziegler wins award.
  • Safeway 791 member, Gabriel Bako represents the local at Canadian Labour Congress Young Workers Advisory Committee.

In the June 2012 issue of UNION

  • Secretary-Treasurer Beatrice Bruske  writes about the Provincial Nominee Program.
  • Advisory board meet at policy conference to discuss improving the local.
  • Health and Safety activists come together.
  • UFCW Local 832 participates in Day of Mourning.
  • Member reinstated at IKWE.
  • Maple Leaf Lagimodiere plant grows.
  • EPIC/SMILE members ratify new three-year deal
  • City of Winnipeg recreation passes are back.
  • Register for the UFCW Local 832 golf tournament.

In the May 2012 issue of UNION

  • Local wins eight year battle for Superstore member.
  • President Traeger continues to meet members across the province.
  • HyLife Foods pushes for 12-hour shifts.
  • Local worries about federal changes to settlement program.
  • New shop stewards for local 832.

In the April 2012 magazine of UNION

  • A look back at the Westfair Strike, 25 years later.
  • Former UFCW Local 832 President, Robert Ziegler honoured.
  • Two new union representatives hired at the local.
  • Brandon winter festival
  • Be aware of CPP changes
  • Taking a stand against cuts to public services
  • Income tax deadline April 30
  • Union representatives and territory assignments

In the February / March 2012 issue of UNION

  • The good, the bad and the ugly at Granny’s Poultry.
  • Time to target the competition.
  • UFCW Canada signs co-operation agreement with Mexican State on migrant workers rights.
  • UFCW dental coverage for 832 members.
  • 2011 Scholarship winners.
  • Two Westfair members receive $8,000.
  • First contract ratified at Geri-Aid.
  • Income tax service ready to go February 9.

In the January 2012 issue of UNION

  • Understanding where your union dues go.
  • Experienced activist, Shirley Diakowich dies.
  • UFCW Canada National President, Wayne Hanley honoured.
  • Granny’s Poultry entry level employees have rights too.
  • Local and Training Centre receive Human Rights awards.
  • Training Centre courses announced.
  • UFCW Local 832 is hiring.

In the December 2011 issue of UNION

  • The future starts now.
  • Thank you Robert! A look back at Robert Ziegler.
  • New deal for Town of Virden members.
  • Westman area activists honoured.
  • Maple Leaf Winnipeg members ratify new collective agreement.
  • Granny’s Poultry hit with improvement order. Union wins longstanding fight.
  • Dawn Foods set to close.

In the November issue of UNION

  • The importance of line speed.
  • Sobeys Grocer Warehouse ratifies new agreement.
  • Long-term employee reinstated after arbitration.
  • Dunn-Rite Foods sold.
  • Bargaining gets underway with NRHA.
  • Two local 832 friends recognized.


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