Tell us why you’re voting for UFCW!

Tell us why you're going to vote to stay with UFCW, and have your name entered into a draw for a pair of tickets to the Jets game on Saturday, March 16, where the Winnipeg Jets take on the Calgary Flames! Please email all submissions to: wearethefrontline@ufcw832.com...

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February Update from the Commissioner

The commissioner has released a second report on the upcoming health care vote process. The content of the report includes overviews of the act along with FAQs. We have also added these FAQs to the previous questions on our FAQ page, so you can see everything in one...

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When is the health care vote?

That’s an excellent question and our union has been asking government the same thing. We still have no answer. We do know that campaigning in workplaces isn’t allowed but that hasn’t stopped CUPE and MGEU from talking to our members! Here’s what you need to know; MGEU...

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Workplace changes for UFCW health care workers

Dear UFCW 832 health care members, Many changes are coming that will affect UFCW members working in health care, and working on site in health care facilities. By now most of you should have received a letter from your union notifying you of changes in your workplace....

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Concerning Changes

Your union has received some concerning changes involving the Healthcare votes.  At this meeting, the Pallister government provided us with a Regulation to the Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act (Bill 29).  A regulation to an act is an additional rule(s) that...

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Update from the commissioner

The commissioner in charge of the upcoming representation votes, otherwise known as The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act, has agreed to send out updates to the unions, and to all members affected working on the frontlines. The content of the commissioner's...

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Health Care Support Workers’ Week

Health Care Support Workers’ Week

Today the Manitoba government proclaimed, October 15 – 19 to be Health Care Support Workers’ Week, and October 18 will be Health Care Aide Day. The healthcare support workers form the foundations of our health care system. These frontline workers truly are the...

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Updates on Bill 29 – Union Representation Votes

Recently UFCW & all of the other Unions representing Healthcare met with representatives of Government & the Provincial Health Labour Relations Services (PHLRS) regarding representation votes that are required by the Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act or...

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Injunction denied, fight continues

This afternoon the judge informed the Partnership to Defend Public Services (PDPS) that the injunction being taking against the Pallister government’s Bill 28 has been rejected. "While we are disappointed to hear these results, our main constitutional challenge will...

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