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UFCW 832 welcomes new members at Maple Leaf Paquin Road

September 28, 2021

September 28, 2021 – The United Food and Commercial Workers Local 832 welcomes its new members from Maple Leaf Paquin Road who voted yes to ratifying their first contract at…
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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 27, 2021

The following is a discussion about the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and residential schools. If you wish to speak to someone for support please contact the Residential School Survivors…
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UFCW Local 832 calls out major Manitoban grocery stores for not marking the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation as a stat

September 16, 2021

September 16, 2021 – The United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 832 is appalled by the decisions of employers at Loblaw and Sobeys to choose not to recognize the…
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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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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

August 19, 2021

The federal government recently passed legislation declaring September 30th the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – a federal, general holiday. As work continues across Canada to discover and honour…
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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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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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