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We’re all in this together

First of all, we want to once again thank all workers in the food production, food distribution warehousing, grocery retail, hospitality, security, personal care and assisted living, who are all working so hard on the frontlines of this pandemic. 

Your Union has been in constant conversation with your employers to ensure you’re all recognized, appreciated, and your safety is the #1 priority.

Finally, while not everything has gone smoothly or perfectly, we feel we need to take a moment to thank the employers who have stepped up in this extraordinary time. While every employer is working with the Union and employees on improved safety measures, the employers listed below have also provided wage increases during this time:

  • Loblaw
  • Sobeys
  • Red River Co-op
  • Maple Leaf
  • HyLife
  • Granny’s Poultry
  • Groupo Bimbo / Canada Bread
  • General Mills
  • Pepsi
  • Coca-Cola
  • Old Dutch
  • Federated Co-op Warehouse
  • VersaCold
  • Westburne Electric
  • Brewers Distributed Limited
  • ValleyView Co-op
  • Life’s Journey
  • Ukrainian farmers co-op
  • North of 53 Co-op
  • Gillam Co-op
  • Leaf Rapids Co-op
  • Shoppers Drug Mart
  • Dauphin Co-op

The Union continues to work with employers for improved safety conditions and to call on employers who are able to do so to provide some form of hazard pay to those working on the frontlines of this pandemic.

UFCW Local 832 represents over 18,000 members working in food production, food distribution warehousing, grocery retail, hospitality, security, personal care, and assisted living.

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