Winnipeg – October 15, 2021 – UFCW 832 recently welcomed workers at Maple Leaf Foods Paquin Road after successfully ratifying their first collective agreement at the company’s newest facility, which is set to open in November.
“Our union’s longstanding history of bargaining with Maple Leaf Foods means these workers are starting with a sophisticated contract that includes competitive wages and benefits,” says UFCW 832 President Jeff Traeger. “We look forward to working with these new members to improve their working lives in the years ahead.”
Alongside the Maple Leaf Foods Lagimodiere plant the Paquin Road facility will be the company’s second set of operations in Manitoba employing 90 members in the initial phase with planned expansion well into 2023.
UFCW Canada Local 832 is Manitoba’s largest private sector union, representing over 18,000 members in a wide variety of industries, including the retail food, health care, food processing, security, industrial, textile, and transportations sectors. To learn more about UFCW 832, visit the Local Union’s website.
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