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Rob Hilliard, a leader in Manitoba’s labour movement, has passed away

August 6, 2021

We regretfully announce that Rob Hilliard, a lifelong activist and leader in Manitoba’s labour movement, passed away yesterday. Rob was relentless in defending workers, fighting for their rights and working…
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Red River Co-operative Lorette members ratify new agreement

July 30, 2021

On July 29, 2021, UFCW Local 832 members from Red River Co-op in Lorette voted in favour of ratifying a new collective agreement.  “This was an excellent negotiating committee to…
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Sobeys Extra members vote YES to ratify re-opened collective agreement

July 30, 2021

UFCW Local 832 members from Sobeys Extra ratified an updated agreement on July 28, 2021 that will see all employees benefit from retroactive pay or a signing bonus.   The new…
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Conservative government creating new loophole for employers to remove retail workers rights

July 12, 2021

Late last year, the Pallister government repealed the Retail Business Hours of Operation Act, allowing retail businesses to treat Sunday like any other day of business and schedule workers into…
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Burntwood Legion members ratify new agreement

June 30, 2021

UFCW Local 832 members at Burntwood Legion in Thompson will be returning to work once COVID restrictions ease with a new three-year collective bargaining agreement which they ratified on Tuesday,…
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Town of Virden members secure wage increases in newly ratified agreement

June 29, 2021

After two long days of bargaining, UFCW 832 members from the Town of Virden ratified a four-year collective bargaining agreement on Wednesday, June 23, 2021.  Other agreement highlights include: Wage…
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Dunn-Rite Foods negotiations update

June 25, 2021

To date we have had three days of bargaining. Although progress was slow to start we picked up momentum on day three. We are planning to be back at the…
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UFCW Local 832 celebrates Beatrice Bruske’s presidential win at the virtual Canadian Labour Congress convention

June 18, 2021

June 18, 2021 –  The United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 832 congratulates Beatrice Bruske who was elected President of the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC). Bea, along with her…
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Life’s Journey office and frontline staff secure meaningful changes in their ratified contracts

June 3, 2021

On June 2, 2021, Life’s Journey members in both the office and front lines ratified separate but impactful 1.5 year collective bargaining agreements with meaningful wins.  Contract highlights include: A…
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Faster, together: a campaign to encourage vaccination

June 3, 2021

UFCW Canada has partnered with the Faster Together campaign to encourage Canadians to get vaccinated as soon as they can. Getting vaccinated ensures we can all safely return to the…
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