Economic security, including good family support jobs for all able-bodied people; The right to organize and the right to free and fair collective bargaining, without interference; Safe and healthy jobs, homes and communities, free from threats and threats to our physical and mental health; Free, accessible and quality public services for all, including health care, education, social services, clean water, infrastructure, and more; Ending all forms of harassment, discrimination, oppression and violence, including racism, sexism, homophobia and transphobia; Removing barriers for people with disabilities and establishing full socio-economic integration; A clean and healthy environment for today and tomorrow; Integration, equity and respect for diversity; and – the right of all human beings to be informed and to participate meaningfully in elections and in our democratic institutions. This is my big union sister, Deborah Jones. If she is not active on our local board, Deb is a guard at Garda Canada. Deb has more than… 25 years of experience in security and trade union activism. She is an amazing activist, always willing to help others and share their opinions. Bus drivers have been on the picket line since the first day of school, after the division and the union were unable to agree on a new collective agreement. Both sides have found themselves in a wage deadlock. UFCW Local 832 is a local union of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union. She represents workers at various jobs in Winnipeg and elsewhere in Manitoba, Canada. It has a strong representation in the service and retail sectors, which is common for THE people of UFCW. The 832 premises can be considered a “mega-local” or a local union made up of a large number of workers and jobs.
This is due to a long series of mergers between UFCW institutions in Manitoba; Like other mega-local mergers, there were benefits and membership costs. Until the staff split at St Boniface Hospital (in UFCW Local in 1869), UFCW 832 contained almost all of the jobs close to UFCW in Manitoba. It is therefore the largest private sector union in Manitoba. Local 832 was founded in 1938 and was about 700 members until 1964, when Bernard Christophe was elected president. Christophe presided over Local 832 until he ended his 38 years as a local leader by resigning in 2002. In the fall of 2002, he was replaced by Robert Ziegler, who held the position until his departure on December 1, 2011. On October 24, 2011, the local Board of Directors elected Jeff Traeger as the third full-time president in its 73-year history. Jeff had been treasurer since 2004, and Beatrice Bruske was also elected by the Board of Directors to fulfill Jeff`s remaining term as secretary/treasury (the first woman to play an executive administrative role in the history of the venue). The native recently managed to organize a group of Mexican farm workers at Mayfair Foods. Although enough workers signed union cards to automatically certify them in September 2006, a number of disputes before the Manitoba Labour Council postponed their certification until June 26, 2007  This certification is of national importance and has become the first organized group of foreign agricultural workers in Canada. Rita Hester was a black transgender woman from Massachusetts, killed in her own apartment in 1998.