Nov 03, 2021 -
PDPS will seek leave from Supreme Court of Canada to hear wage-freeze appeal
The Partnership to Defend Public Services (comprised of the MGEU, other Manitoba public sector unions, and the Manitoba Federation of Labour) announced today that it will be seeking leave from the Supreme Court of Canada to hear an appeal of the Government of Manitoba’s public sector wage freeze legislation.
Nov 01, 2021 -
Sandy Bay Ojibway First Nation - Local 354 ratifies new agreement
Members of Sandy Bay Ojibway First Nation - Local 354 ratified a new collective agreement last night.
Oct 29, 2021 -
Failure of Pineland Privatization Scheme Revealed
A failed privatization scheme by the PC government has left the former Pineland Forest Nursery in Hadashville sitting empty with unfilled promises of providing an economic boost to the region. In 2019, the province announced it was selling the site to Botanist Organic Growers Corp. (BOGC), which had plans to turn it into a CBD oil production facility. Instead of serving as a new economic driver for the region, it’s been a heartbreaking reminder of the failed promises of privatization, as the shuttered facility has sat unused for years.
Oct 21, 2021 -
New President, Kyle Ross, Named to Lead the MGEU
Delegates at the MGEU’s 66th convention have elected Kyle Ross as the new president to lead the union's over 30,000 members.
Oct 20, 2021 -
MGEU's 66th Convention - the Presidential Address
MGEU President Michelle Gawronsky kicked off the union’s 66th Convention – MGEU Online 2021 – Stronger Together Presidential Address this morning with a video showcasing MGEU members and activists who overcame so much to keep Manitoba moving during the pandemic.
Oct 19, 2021 -
MGEU's 66th Convention Kicks-Off Virtually with All-Candidates Forum
MGEU’s first-ever virtual Convention kicks off today with the All-Candidates Forum at 7pm and continues through Wednesday and Thursday.
Oct 14, 2021 -
Bill 28 Appeal Court Rules Against Manitoba's Public-Sector Workers
Yesterday the Manitoba Court of Appeal delivered disappointing news for thousands of public-sector workers, as it overturned the Court of Queen’s Bench decision on Bill 28 (Public Services Sustainability Act) – the provincial government’s wage freeze law.
Oct 07, 2021 -
2021 National Union Scholarship list of recipients includes Two Manitobans
The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) has announced the recipients of its 2021 scholarships and there are two Manitobans is on this year’s list.
Sep 10, 2021 -
2021-22 Membership Education Course Guide now available, online courses to continue this fall
Despite the ongoing challenge of pandemic health restrictions, MGEU’s elected Workplace Reps will still have the opportunity to acquire the skills they need – it will just involve learning-at-home this fall.
Sep 01, 2021 -
Bills to privatize liquor sales and strip worker rights withdrawn
Newly sworn-in Manitoba Premier Kelvin Goertzen announced today the Manitoba Government Cabinet and PC Caucus have agreed to withdraw five bills that had triggered massive opposition from MGEU and large numbers of Manitobans. This means that Bills 16, 35, 40, 57, and 64, will not become law when the current session of the Manitoba legislature ends this fall.