UFCW spoke in opposition to Bill 28 and 29

UFCW spoke in opposition to Bill 28 and 29

UFCW Local 832 representatives and members stood together last night with leaders, representatives and members from other unions in opposition to Bill 28 (Public Sector Sustainability Act) and Bill 29 (Health Care Bargaining Unit Review Act).   Highlights on what...

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More questions than answers

As many of you know, your union, along with all of the other unions in Manitoba that represent health care and public sector workers, has been meeting with government since early in 2017 to consult with them on legislative changes that affect those workers.  I am your...

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Have your voice heard on Bill 28 and Bill 29

We just found out that Bill 28 and Bill 29 are at the committee stage. What this means is that now is your chance as members working in healthcare and as citizens of Manitoba to have your voice heard by the government on these regressive bills. You need to act quickly...

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Something’s going to give

Today the PC Government announced that they are closing the Emergency Rooms at Concordia, Victoria and Seven Oaks. These locations will be "repurposed". This is an irresponsible move by the PC Government on many levels. Imagine having a crisis with a family member and...

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First Steps

There has been a lot of activity since last week when Bill 28 and Bill 29 were introduced, and we want to make sure you can stay as informed as possible, so yesterday Secretary Treasurer, Bea Bruske, joined our Shop Stewards at St. Boniface and went on a walkthrough at St. Boniface hospital to see you face to face and discuss the challenges ahead. Our Northern Rep and Organizing Director, J.P. Petit has been touring up north with our stewards.

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Open letter to members on Bill 29

To All UFCW Local 832 Members Working in Healthcare Bill 29 – The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act Dear Member, On March 21st I posted a video on this website to let our members know that we were working hard to get our questions answered about Bill 29 so we...

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Open letter to members on Bill 28

To All UFCW Local 832 Members Working for a Public Sector Employer Bill 28 – The Public Services Sustainability Act On March 21st I posted a video on this website to let our members know that we were working hard to get our questions answered about Bill 28 so we could...

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A message from our President

Hi I'm Jeff Traeger, President of UFCW Local 832, as I'm sure you're aware by now, yesterday, March the 20th, our provincial government tabled some very regressive legislation that will impact all working people in Manitoba and many UFCW Local 832 members. Over the...

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