Winnipeg, Man. – January 20, 2023 – UFCW Local 832 members of all six Winnipeg FreshCo locations ratified their first Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).
Some of the highlights of this new CBA are increased wages to the scale for all employees, paid sick time for all full-time employees and some part-time employees, and new benefits options for full-time employees and part-time employees who work 24 hour or more per week. This new four-and-a-half-year agreement will expire on October 1, 2026.
FreshCo is a chain of discount grocery stores owned by Sobeys Capital Inc. UFCW 832 members are the friendly faces you see in Winnipeg stocking shelves, assisting customers and processing your purchases.
To read more about the collective bargaining at Freshco, click here.
UFCW Canada Local 832 is Manitoba’s largest private sector union, representing over 18,000 members in a wide variety of industries, including the food retail, health care, cannabis, food processing, security, industrial, textile, and transportations sectors. To learn more about UFCW 832 and its outstanding work, visit the Local Union's website.
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