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Notice: Nominations and Elections for the UFCW International Convention

September 20, 2022

UFCW International Convention The Mirage, Las Vegas, Nevada April 24-28, 2023 This convention takes place every five years and brings together more than 1,000 Union members from across the world…
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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 14, 2022

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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Support Broadbent Institute’s campaign to defend public health care

August 19, 2022

The Broadbent Institute is running a campaign to protect health care from the threats of privatization. Read more about it and sign the petition on their website.

UFCW 832 celebrates three years of adult high school graduates

June 28, 2022

June 28, 2022 – Today, UFCW Local 832 has the distinct honour of handing out high school diplomas to 48 adult learners. These graduates completed their studies over the last…
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Retail Cannabis Workers at The Joint Join UFCW Local 832

June 24, 2022

Friday, June 24, 2022 – Workers at all nine locations of The Joint Cannabis Shop in Winnipeg are blazing a trail by becoming the first unionized, private-sector cannabis retail chain…
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MFCW Dental Plan Improvements

June 23, 2022

Important Notice to Members of the Manitoba Food and Commercial Workers Dental Plan Since the dental plan coverage was reduced in 2011, it has been the Trustees’ goal to restore the…
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Difficult update on JP Petit

June 13, 2022

We regret to have to share the very difficult news with you that Jean-Pierre (JP) Petit, one of our union representatives, has tragically passed away. JP was in an accident…
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Gillam Co-op ratifies new contract

June 7, 2022

On June 1, UFCW 832 members at Gillam Co-op ratified a new four-year agreement with some solid improvements for all members. “Our negotiating committee did a great job in acquiring…
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Members from Avis Budget vote yes to a new contract

June 1, 2022

Monday, May 30, 2022: UFCW Local 832 members from Avis Budget Group ratified a new four-year contract with some much-needed monetary increases.  “This group has had a tough go with…
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Looking for: Class Facilitators

May 5, 2022

Our shop stewards and health and safety committee members attend classes through our UFCW 832 Training Centre to help them better serve our members. Did you know that many of…
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