Jeff Traeger - Chair

Jeff Traeger

Jeff Traeger


Jeff Traeger is President and CEO of the United Food and Commercial Workers union, Local 832. Since his election to the position, Jeff has worked tirelessly to make life better for the union’s 19,000 members and all working Manitobans.

As the lead for Manitoba’s largest private-sector union, Jeff possesses a keen understanding of labour dynamics, negotiations, and advancing the interests of workers. His dedication to progressive values pairs with his skill in negotiating and collaborating with individuals of all perspectives in service of working people.

Jeff’s commitment to community includes the roles he plays on the leadership teams of numerous provincial, national, and North American labour and pension organizations.