How do I join UFCW 832?
1. Contact Us
A. Use our Contact Form, or call us at 1-888-832-9832
2. Sign a Card
A. Working with staff from the union, you and coworkers will sign membership cards
B. This is confidential. Your employer does not have the right to know who signed cards.
3. Secret ballot vote
A. When enough people have signed membership cards, the union will apply to the Manitoba Labour Board to hold a vote in your workplace. The vote will take place within five working days of the application.
B. Vote “Yes” to join the union.
4. Start bargaining your first contract
A. You and your co-workers will submit proposals. These proposals can include anything that will improve conditions in your workplace.
B. Your new contract will become the rulebook for your workplace. If your employer doesn’t follow the rules, your union has your back.
What a union can do for you
Union members notice three main differences in their work life:
- Improved wages and benefits
- More respect on the job
- Increased job security