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UFCW 832 partners with MGEU to improve life for workers supporting our most vulnerable

April 13, 2021

Consistent government under-funding has prevented workers from gaining the training they need to properly do their jobs, while keeping wages low. Workers are forced to look elsewhere to make their…
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April 7 is Equal Pay Day

April 7, 2021

This year, Equal Pay Day in on April 7. Equal Pay Day is the day marking the extra days the average woman needs to work to catch up to the…
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UFCW 832 welcomes Lisa LaRosa to the executive board

March 19, 2021

Lisa LaRosa was sworn in this morning as the newest Executive Board Member for UFCW Local 832. She is a longstanding member, who works at Safeway. In the last round…
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Bus Drivers Win Fair Wages from Arbitrator

March 2, 2021

Photo taken pre-COVID at the meeting where Bus Drivers initially voted to go on strike. UFCW 832 bus drivers at the Winnipeg School Division (WSD) Bus Driver’s have won a…
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UFCW Local 832 President Jeff Traeger Elected as VP to International Executive Board

January 26, 2021

Congratulations to United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 832 President Jeff Traeger for being sworn in as a Vice President on the UFCW International Executive Board earlier today! Paul…
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New Collective Agreement agreed to for UFCW 832 Members at EPIC Opportunities in Winnipeg

January 22, 2021

Friday, January 22, 2021 – Members working at Epic Opportunities ratified their new collective agreement. The new collective agreement is a two-year deal that will expire on December 31, 2022. “This…
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UFCW Local 832 Members at Maple Leaf in Winnipeg Vote YES to New Agreement

January 22, 2021

After a 48-hour voting period at the Maple Leaf Plant in Winnipeg, UFCW 832 members have voted YES to ratifying their new collective agreement by 85%. The agreement is a…
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Government of Canada Invites Workers to Online Appreciation Event

December 16, 2020

Through the Canadian Labour Congress, the Federal Government has extended an invitation to an online appreciation event for front-line workers.

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

December 4, 2020

Article originally posted on UFCW.ca Each year on December 6, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, we mourn the loss and honour the memory of…
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Winnipeg School Division Bus Drivers are Back Behind the Wheel

December 3, 2020

After nearly three months of being on strike, on November 9, UFCW 832 applied to the Manitoba Labour Board (MLB) to have the Winnipeg School Bus Driver strike end using…
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