Oct 04, 2022 -
MGEU donates to Fiona relief efforts in Atlantic Canada
The MGEU has donated $15,000 through the union’s Humanitarian Fund to the Canadian Red Cross to help Atlantic Canadians recover from Hurricane Fiona, while the MGEU’s National Union (NUPGE) has contributed $50,000 to help with the emergency response in the region.
Oct 04, 2022 -
MGEU research shows psychological supports for correctional officers needed now more than ever
New data, obtained through a freedom of information request from the MGEU, reveals that correctional officers make up 0.42% of Manitoba’s workforce, but represent over 20% of all psychological injury claims accepted by the Workers Compensation Board in the province. At the same time, officer claims for post-traumatic stress disorder have more than doubled – from 11 in 2018, to 24 in 2021.
Sep 27, 2022 -
CFS Western Manitoba Ratifies Agreement
On Monday, September 26 , MGEU Local #211 - CFS Western Manitoba, who work out of Brandon and area, ratified a new four-year collective agreement. Highlights include wage increases in each year of the agreement, including retroactive pay back to April 2019 for existing employees.
Sep 26, 2022 -
Daycare Workers On Strike
MGEU members from Les Tournesols child care centre, Local 441, walked off the job on September 26. “I want to express that strike action was the last thing any of us wanted, but we have been left with no choice,” said MGEU President, Kyle Ross. “We’ve been at the bargaining table for almost a year and, unfortunately, this employer refuses to treat our members with fairness and respect.
Sep 16, 2022 -
Members of Les Tournesols child care centre file strike notice; hold info picket for parents
With reluctance, members of Local 441, Les Tournesols de Saint-Vital filed a strike notice for Monday, September 26 with their employer yesterday. During an information picket held outside the centre yesterday, MGEU representatives distributed leaflets to parents to provide notice of the possible job action and answer any questions they may have.
Sep 13, 2022 -
Willow Place ratifies new agreement
Members of Willow Place, who provide inclusive, no-cost family violence prevention services, 24-hours, every day of the year, ratified a new three-year agreement today.
Sep 13, 2022 -
2022-23 Membership Education Course Guide now available
For the first time since pandemic health restrictions were put in place in 2020, MGEU’s elected Workplace Reps will have the opportunity to acquire the skills they need at in-person training sessions this year.
Sep 08, 2022 -
Correctional Officers roll up their sleeves for blood drive
MGEU Correctional Officers are teaming up with Canadian Blood Services (CBS) to give the gift of life in the union’s first-ever Corrections Blood Drive.
Sep 02, 2022 -
NCN Family and Community Wellness Centre members ratify new agreement
MGEU Members at NCN Family and Community Wellness Centre Inc. (Local 358) – who provide supports in public health, child and family services, counselling and other community programming based out of Nelson House – ratified a new four-year agreement this week.
Sep 01, 2022 -
Labour Day 2022 in Manitoba
Looking for a fun and meaningful way to spend your Labour Day? The Winnipeg and Brandon Labour Councils are both hosting family-friendly events on Monday, September 5. Reminder: All MGEU offices will be closed that day.