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Thank you members!

January 16, 2022

January 16, 2022: Everyone is facing extra stress right now, so we want to once again thank you for your contributions. If you’re healthy, then we thank you for going…
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We need more from our provincial government and employers to protect frontline workers

December 30, 2021

December 30, 2021 – Statement to media from Marie Buchan, Secretary-Treasurer In Manitoba, we’re hitting new records for COVID-19 cases every day and reports indicate that the Omicron variant is…
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UFCW 832 calls for increased health order enforcement

December 21, 2021

At this critical time when we see COVID cases rising and health orders increasing, we urge you to protect our frontline workers and healthcare system by ramping up enforcement. 

Labour day: an opportunity to reflect and act

September 6, 2021

September 6, 2021 — This Labour Day, we want to thank our members, who have been a steadfast presence on the frontlines during this pandemic, for providing reliable services for…
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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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Unprecedented kindness in unprecedented times

May 17, 2021

A huge thanks to all Manitobans who stepped up to support our concerns over safety and unmasked customers at grocery stores! We want all members be supported and feel safe at…
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Statement from President Jeff Traeger on a second union member passing away at Exceldor

November 1, 2020

The Union received sad news this morning when we learned that another union member who worked at the Exceldor Plant in Blumenort has passed away. This Member had previously contracted…
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President Traeger gives a COVID-19 update to Members

October 31, 2020

This pandemic brings a lot of stress and anxiety to everyone, and it’s important at times like this that we be patient and respect one another. We also need to…
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COVID-19 Update – Monday, August 10, 2020

August 10, 2020

Over the weekend positive cases of COVID-19 have jumped in the plant, and with today’s new numbers, there are 23 positive cases of COVID-19 at Maple Leaf Brandon. Earlier today Maple…
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Pay Options for Members at Sobeys/Safeway

August 10, 2020

During this challenging time, there are many questions and scenarios about your pay when you miss work. Below is an explanation of multiple scenarios for how you would recover pay…
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