Jul 17, 2017 -
Powerful Health Care Ad Returns to Airwaves
The MGEU is bringing a powerful, award-winning ad about health care professionals back to airwaves this summer. “Woke” tells the story of a man’s recovery from brain trauma and how so many health care professionals – including paramedics, ultrasound, EKG and lab technologists, pharmacists, speech pathologists and occupational therapists – were vital to his survival.
Jul 14, 2017 -
Congrats to this year's MGEU scholarship and bursary winners!
The MGEU announces scholarship and bursary winners.
Jul 11, 2017 -
WRHA announcement raises more doubt about the future of health care
The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority has announced another round of sweeping changes to meet the provincial government’s mandate to cut $83 million from its budget. Today the WRHA announced it will close four QuickCare clinics, raise service fees, reduce staff, contract out services, and transfer community cancer clinics to CancerCare Manitoba.
Jul 11, 2017 -
Members of Family Visions - Local 303 ratify new agreement
Members of Family Visions - Local 303, who support adults with intellectual disabilities through residential and day services in Brandon, ratified a new four-year collective agreement yesterday.
Jul 04, 2017 -
New Poll Shows Winnipeggers Don’t Support Closing Emergency Rooms
A new Probe Research Poll commissioned by the MGEU has found that the majority of Winnipeggers disagree with the Manitoba Governments changes to emergency medical services such as closing emergency rooms.
Jul 04, 2017 -
MGEU, partners file for injunction against Bill 28
Today, MGEU President Michelle Gawronsky stood in solidarity with the Partnership to Defend Public Services, a coalition that represents over 110,000 workers, to file for an injunction against Bill 28, the Public Services Sustainability Act.
Jun 30, 2017 -
Gawronsky Says Province’s Plan to Add 29 Paramedics Doesn’t Go Far Enough
The Manitoba government is continuing with rapid changes to health care by announcing yesterday that it will be moving ahead with a large-scale transformation of the province’s EMS system.
Jun 29, 2017 -
Top-down health care changes stressful for patients, their families and front-line staff
The Provincial Government announced further sweeping changes to the Manitoba’s health care system yesterday, introducing a stand-alone agency called Shared Health Services Manitoba, which is expected to assume the roles and responsibilities formerly tasked to Diagnostic Services of Manitoba, in addition to new powers.
Jun 23, 2017 -
Members of Falcon Lake Golf Course - Local 356 ratify new agreement
Members of Falcon Lake Golf Course - Local 356 ratified a new agreement with a new employer on Thursday, June 22, 2017.
Jun 22, 2017 -
New Brunswick says Crown Corporation safest way to sell Marijuana
The New Brunswick government has released an interim report today that supports a socially responsible model for the public sale of marijuana. More specifically, it endorses the concept that sales be done through a crown corporation.