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*UFCW Media Releases

Against Bill 16: let’s continue protecting and supporting workers

July 21, 2021

Not only has the Pallister government proven itself ineffective with overhauling healthcare and ensuring quality education, they also have a bill that puts workers like you at risk. The legislation…
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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Late last year, the Pallister government repealed the Retail Business Hours of Operation Act, allowing retail businesses to treat Sunday like any other day of business and schedule workers into…
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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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UFCW 832 members ratify new agreement with North of 53 Co-op

June 8, 2021

Workers at North of 53 Consumers Co-operative Ltd. represented by UFCW Local 832 voted yes by 85% to their new collective bargaining agreement (CBA). The new collective agreement brings a…
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UFCW 832 endorses Team Unite for CLC Leadership

May 21, 2021

May 21, 2021 – The Executive Board of UFCW Local 832 has unanimously endorsed Team Unite for their upcoming leadership elections for the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC). Bea Bruske (current Secretary-Treasurer for…
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Members at ESIT Canada Say Yes to New Deal

May 19, 2021

On Tuesday, May 18, UFCW Local 832 members working at ESIT Canada (Formerly Hewlett-Packard) have ratified their new Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). The new CBA is a two-year agreement that…
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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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UFCW 832 Calls on Retail Employers to Provide Safe Workplaces

May 14, 2021

Friday, May 14, 2021 As customers without masks increase in retail environments and our province’s new COVID-19 case counts hit a record high, employers have the duty to provide a…
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Get the shot!

May 7, 2021

Thankfully, COVID-19 vaccine access is increasing and more and more people are able to do their part by getting their doses. We encourage all members to protect themselves and their…
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UFCW Local 832 supports calls for prioritized vaccine access for essential grocery workers

April 30, 2021

UFCW Local 832 has long been voicing calls for priority access to COVID-19 vaccines for essential workers, like those in grocery stores, and supports a new campaign from Sobeys adding…
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