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*UFCW Media Releases

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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UFCW 832 Has Concerns Over Expectations of Front Line Retail Workers

November 19, 2020

UFCW 832 has concerns that these new orders will put retail workers at risk of confrontation and wants to remind members that they have the right to refuse unsafe work….
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UFCW 832 Wants Clarity on G4S Security Training and Calls for Security Guard Minimum Wage To Return

November 18, 2020

UFCW 832 represents over 2000 private security guards in Manitoba, including the members working at G4S who will be taking on the new duties contracted by our provincial government. Jeff…
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Sobeys West Inc. Announces a New “Lockdown Bonus”

November 12, 2020

Earlier today, UFCW 832 was informed by Sobeys West Inc. that they will be reintroducing a new temporary incentive called the “Lockdown Bonus”. “Workers on the frontlines of this pandemic…
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Manitoba moves to Critical (Red)

November 11, 2020

On Thursday, all of Manitoba will be moved to the Critical level (red), bringing in a new short and widespread shutdown. For UFCW 832 members this is a sharp reminder…
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Shame on Stella’s

November 6, 2020

This afternoon the Union was made aware that Stella’s has put the Sherbrook location up for sale. The Union nor any of it’s members have been notified of a permanent…
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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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UFCW 832 Calls for Binding Arbitration to Get Bus Drivers Back to Work for Parents

September 30, 2020

The Winnipeg School Division Bus Driver Strike first started on September 8th over the failed legislation of Bill 28. The two sides engaged in a day of Conciliation on Friday…
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