Jan 12, 2021 -
Assiniboine Early Learning Centre ratifies new agreement
Members of Assiniboine Early Learning Centre - Local 445, who provide quality childcare for over 50 children at the Assiniboine Community College campus in Brandon, voted to ratify a new collective agreement yesterday.
Jan 08, 2021 -
Manitoba Government Plans to Shutter Services for Farmers, Rural Businesses and Communities
Wednesday, the Manitoba Government announced sweeping cuts to services for farmers and rural businesses and communities. These cuts threaten jobs and will result in huge losses for local economies.
Dec 31, 2020 -
Paramedic heroes return home after helping with COVID fight in northern First Nations communities
Six MGEU Local 911 paramedics have returned home to Winnipeg after helping to fight COVID outbreaks in three northern Manitoba First Nation communities this week. The group of advanced care paramedics (ACPs) could have taken a well-deserved break from an exceptionally challenging fall that has seen them and their colleagues battling the virus in Manitoba’s capital. Instead, they spent their days off volunteering to help in Wasagamack, Oxford House, and Shamattawa over the past several days, where health services continue to be strained by outbreaks in the communities.
Dec 24, 2020 -
New health care MOA will compensate for redeployments retro to Nov. 1
After advocating vigorously on behalf of members in health care who are being redeployed due to COVID outbreaks, the MGEU has negotiated a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) which now includes increased compensation and is retroactive to November 1, 2020.
Dec 22, 2020 -
MGEU Holiday Hours
Happy Holidays from the MGEU! Please note our holiday hours for the MGEU Head Office & Resource Centre from December 24, 2020 to January 1, 2021.
Dec 22, 2020 -
Elizabeth Fry Society of MB ratifies new agreement
Members of Elizabeth Fry Society of MB – Local 301, who provide advocacy, access to resources and support to women who are in conflict with the law, ratified a new four-year agreement yesterday.
Dec 22, 2020 -
MGEU Applauds Expansion of the Federal Memorial Grant Program
This week, the Federal Government announced that its Memorial Grant Program for First Responders -- which offers a one-time lump sum, tax-free direct maximum payment of $300,000 to the families of first responders who die while on the job -- will now cover the families of fallen Correctional and Probation Officers.
Dec 18, 2020 -
Tamarack Rehabilitation ratifies new agreement
Members of Tamarack Rehabilitation - Local 157, who provide addictions programming in Winnipeg, ratified a new three-year collective agreement today.
Dec 14, 2020 -
Keeping Liquor Public Campaign relaunches in response to Pallister privatization legislation
The Pallister government introduced legislation recently to expand privatization of liquor sales in Manitoba. In response, MGEU is re-launching a public campaign to engage Manitobans and encourage them to speak out against the risk of losing $280 million a year in public liquor sale profits that are invested back into public services.
Dec 10, 2020 -
MGEU President calls on government to reverse decision stripping new moms of one week maternity pay
Yesterday, the Pallister government informed the MGEU that they were refusing to vary the terms of the Civil Service collective agreement to accommodate Federal changes -- which come into effect January 3, 2021 -- that reduce the maternity leave waiting period for new moms from two weeks to one.