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In the February 2010 issue of UNION

  • Maple Leaf members in Brandon ratify new deal.
  • Negotiating protection for foreign workers.
  • Union profiles activist Charlotte Prokopow.
  • 42 Fairmont Hotel employees compensated.
  • Federated Co-op grievance resolved.
  • Two of the most important rules for WCB.
  • Union sets sights on minimum standards for security guards.
  • Safeway wages going up next month.

In the January 2010 issue of UNION

  • Local recognizes Norm Dube and his 50 years of union service.
  • Wonder where your dues go? Yearly pie chart on how we spend your dues.
  • Northern members raise money for Steelworkers in Ontairo.
  • Income tax time is almost upon us.
  • Labour supports the community.
  • Winter & Spring training schedule now posted.
  • Westfair member looks to help members.
  • General Mills member to carry Olympic Torch.

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In the December 2009 issue of UNION

  • Members at Old Dutch ratify a new agreement.
  • Shop Steward profile on Granny's Chief Steward.
  • UFCW Canada Women's Advisory Committee Report
  • You have the right to unionize.
  • Securitas Security members ratify first agreement.
  • Grace Hopsital social workers look for respect in upcoming bargaining.

In the November 2009 issue of UNION

  • UFCW Local 832 members vote for a new Premier of Manitoba.
  • Howard Johnson Hotel is a dead-beat employer.
  • Former UFCW local 832 negotiator and MFL President retires.
  • Lucerne Bread Plant prepares for negotiations.
  • Local announces executive board election results.
  • UFCW members attend Manitoba Federation of Labour convention in Brandon.
  • Territory changes take effect Dec.1

In the October 2009 issue of UNION

  • UFCW Local 832 pays tribute to Manitoba Premier, Gary Doer.
  • Local recognizes long-term members at retiree's dinner.
  • Local looks to build Political Action Network.
  • UFCW women helping the community.
  • Union wins arbitration against EPIC/ SMILE de St. malo Residences.
  • Local raises $36,000 in annual golf tournament for Leukemia & Lymphoma Reseach and for the GD 6 Ward at Health Sciences Centre.

In the September 2009 issue of UNION

  • President Ziegler and Secretary-Treasurer acclaimed to their positions. Five vice-president postiions up for election.
  • Brandon Maple Leaf members have their say on bargaining proposals.
  • Local 832 member wins prestigious International Scholarship.
  • Westman area members enjoy great weather for family picnic.
  • Local elections to take place this month.
  • Maple Leaf member awarded $2600.

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.


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