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Looking for: Class Facilitators

May 5, 2022

Our Shop Stewards attend classes through our UFCW 832 Training Centre to help them better serve our members. Did you know that many of those classes are taught by our…
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Disability Justice Priorities Survey

April 7, 2022

UFCW Canada is pleased to launch the UFCW Canada Disability Justice Priorities Survey. This survey was created to better understand the UFCW Canada member experience with disability in the workplace…
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Manitoba Government misses its own deadline to announce 2022 minimum wage increase

April 1, 2022

April 1, 2022 – The Progressive Conservative Government’s self-imposed deadline to post the minimum wage increase that workers can expect October 1st has come and gone without any action. The…
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Safeway Workers Ratify New Contract

April 1, 2022

Friday, April 1, 2022 – Safeway workers in Manitoba voted overwhelmingly in favour of accepting their new five-year collective agreement, making them the highest paid, unionized retail workers in the province….
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Members from Brandon Community Options Ratify Two-Year Contract

March 14, 2022

March 11, 2022 – UFCW Local 832 members from Brandon Community Options (BCO) voted in favour of ratifying a two-year contract that includes several boosts in the area of health…
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Newcomer workers in Manitoba: want to participate in a focus group?

March 4, 2022

Are you:  a racialized newcomer worker from the Global South?  a frontline “essential” worker during the pandemic?  a newcomer worker who lost their job during the pandemic?  a newcomer working…
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We stand strong with Ukraine

March 1, 2022

Our thoughts, strength and support are with the innocent people of Ukraine and their friends, family and loved ones throughout the world who are deeply affected by the ongoing Russian…
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Manitoba Safeway and FreshCo workers show strong support for a strike mandate 

February 27, 2022

February 27, 2022 – UFCW Local 832 members from Safeway and FreshCo locations in Manitoba voted more than 98% in favour of a strike mandate following a weekend of voting. …
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Reh-Fit Centre ratifies new contract

February 24, 2022

February 18, 2022 — UFCW 832 members working at the Reh-Fit Centre ratified a new three-year collective bargaining agreement. “Between shutdowns and tight restrictions and a significant drop in membership,…
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UFCW Canada and Uber Canada reach historic national agreement to benefit drivers and delivery people 

January 27, 2022

Landmark agreement gives over 100,000 workers on the Uber platform access to representation. As part of the agreement, Uber Canada and UFCW Canada commit to support government reforms that introduce benefits…
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