Feb 21, 2020 -
Final arguments in Bill 28 challenge wrap-up
The Partnership to Defend Public Services (PDPS) delivered closing arguments this week in the court challenge against the government’s wage freeze legislation (Bill 28) for public sector workers. The government surprisingly changed course in its closing arguments – appearing to have given up on the idea that there was a “fiscal crisis” and, instead, based their argument on amendments to the law that have yet to be passed and that would not allow for free and fair collective bargaining.
Feb 19, 2020 -
Picket at Legislature sends clear message: Build Dauphin’s Correctional and Healing Centre!
Picketers slowed traffic heading into the Manitoba Legislature this morning in an attempt to send a direct message to the Pallister government: your decision to cancel plans for a new Dauphin Correctional and Healing Centre is a terrible mistake.
Feb 14, 2020 -
NUPGE Announces New Additions to 2020 Scholarship Program
The National Union of Public and General Employees has launched their 2020 Scholarship Program with some enhancements this year. New for 2020, NUPGE is adding the Young Worker Scholarship, while increasing all other scholarships from $1,500 to $2,500.
Feb 04, 2020 -
Parkland Residents Rally to Reverse Government Decision on Jail
Tonight, the citizens of Dauphin and the Parkland region came out in droves to support MGEU members working at the Dauphin Correctional Centre, and to demand the government reverse its decision to close the jail.
Feb 03, 2020 -
People Behind the Public Ad Campaign Returns
With more than 2,000 civil service jobs cut in the last three years - jobs that support families and keep us safe - and no end in sight to the weakening of our public services by this government, the MGEU is relaunching The People Behind the Public ad campaign.
Jan 29, 2020 -
Save the Dauphin Jail rally scheduled for February 4
The MGEU will be holding a rally in Dauphin on Tuesday, February 4 to send the Pallister government a clear message: closing the Dauphin Correctional Centre will strain our correctional system and the community of Dauphin to the breaking point.
Jan 27, 2020 -
The Pas Regional Library ratifies first contract
Members of The Pas Regional Library - Local 440 have ratified their first collective agreement.
Jan 24, 2020 -
MGEU President Submits Budget 2020 Submission
Last night MGEU President, Michelle Gawronsky, put forward the union's submission for the 2020 provincial budget and asked the government to stand by their word to give Manitobans a budget that strengthens public services, health care, and education.
Jan 24, 2020 -
Province Announces Dauphin Correctional Centre Closure
The Manitoba government has made it official that they are cancelling plans to build a new jail in Dauphin. Manitoba Justice shocked employees at Dauphin Correctional Centre (DCC) today by informing them they will be closing the existing facility on May 29, 2020 and renovating the space to expand the courthouse instead.
Jan 21, 2020 -
Nominate an MGEU Member for the 2020 Humanitarian Award
The MGEU is accepting applications for the 2020 MGEU Humanitarian Award, which will be presented at the MGEU Convention this October. If you know someone who you feel should be nominated for the 2020 MGEU Humanitarian Award, please put their name forward. The deadline for nominations is May 31, 2020.