Jun 01, 2022 -
Saying goodbye to Doug McFarland (1947-2022)
Doug was an MGEU staff representative who advocated for members in a career that spanned 33 years before his retirement in 2009. As The Pas Rep since 1989, he was dedicated to the North, serving Area 1 members to help with their workplace issues, grievances, and negotiations at the bargaining table. He was also a champion of workplace safety as a long-time member of the union’s Safety & Health Committee.
May 27, 2022 -
Université de Saint-Boniface (Instructors) - Local 149 ratifies new agreement
Members of Université de Saint-Boniface (Instructors) - Local 149 ratified a new four-year agreement today.
May 26, 2022 -
Winnipeg Art Gallery ratifies new agreement
Members of the Winnipeg Art Gallery - Local 150 ratified a new four-year agreement today.
May 19, 2022 -
2022 Safe Roads campaign launched during Canada Road Safety Week
The 2022 Safe Roads campaign launched today during Canada Road Safety Week (May 17-23) reminding motorists to reduce their speed and drive extra cautiously as the summer construction season brings more workers to Manitoba roadways.
May 19, 2022 -
The Link (Youth Services Crisis Stabilization) ratifies new agreement
Members of The Link (Youth Services Crisis Stabilization) - Local 221 ratified a new four-year agreement last night.
May 18, 2022 -
Civil Service Interest Arbitration Award delivered today
Earlier today, the Interest Arbitration Board appointed to settle the terms of a new collective agreement for MGEU Civil service members, issued its Award. The MGEU is pleased that the Board awarded almost all of the union's proposals, while rejecting each and every concession proposed by the Province.
May 11, 2022 -
Churchill Children’s Centre ratifies new agreement
Members of the Churchill Children’s Centre – Local 455 ratified a new seven-year collective agreement yesterday.
Apr 28, 2022 -
Manitoba Workers Memorial Unveiled during Annual Day of Mourning
Today, during the National Day of Mourning event held in Winnipeg’s Memorial Park, the Manitoba Workers Memorial Wall was officially unveiled.
Apr 12, 2022 -
Budget 2022 – Misses the Mark
Today, as we enter yet another wave of the global COVID pandemic, the Stefanson Government tabled a provincial budget that falls short on investment in people. After enduring both the public health crisis and resulting economic downturn, Manitobans were looking for the Government to invest in the public services that have pulled us through these difficult times.
Apr 05, 2022 -
New report shows the impact closures will have on Portage economy
Today, the MGEU released the Economic and Tax Revenue Impact Assessment: Portage la Prairie’s Public Sector Employment Reductions, highlighting the economic impact of the Manitoba Government’s recent announcements to close several major employers in Portage la Prairie.