Sep 22, 2017 -
Peace Officers Asking for Help to Make Memorial a Reality
The Peace Officer Memorial Foundation has set up a GoFundMe page to help raise the remaining funds needed to make the peace officer memorial a reality. On Sunday, September 24, 2017, the 19th Annual Provincial Police and Peace Officers Memorial service will be held at the Manitoba Legislature at 11 am.
Sep 21, 2017 -
Province Privatizes Major Piece of Home Care Program
Manitoba took a significant — and dangerous — step in privatizing the public home care program yesterday and MGEU President, Michelle Gawronsky says that Manitobans must see this for what it is: another ploy to privatize a strong public service and fill the pockets of private corporations. "Manitobans need to know just how serious this announcement is. It’s privatization, plain and simple.”
Sep 19, 2017 -
MGEU celebrates opening of new Thompson Office
Northern MGEU members joined President Michelle Gawronsky last night to celebrate the grand opening of the MGEUs newest office in Thompson.
Sep 13, 2017 -
MGEU members, concerned Manitobans rally against health care cuts
Nearly a thousand MGEU members and Manitobans concerned about their health care rallied at the Legislative building over the lunch hour today, sending a clear message to the government — put care first!
Sep 12, 2017 -
In midst of health restructuring, all front-line staff should be treated equally and fairly
At a news conference today, MGEU President Michelle Gawronsky told reporters that as many as 40 MGEU members who work at the Victoria General Hospital as health care and dietary aides, as well as in housekeeping and clerical, are unfairly losing their jobs as part of the government’s health care restructuring.
Sep 08, 2017 -
Ontario public marijuana sales plan makes sense for Manitoba
At a news conference today, MGEU President Michelle Gawronsky applauded the Ontario government for their newly announced plan to distribute and sell marijuana in stand-alone stores overseen by the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO).
Sep 08, 2017 -
2017-18 MGEU Course Year Begins
The new MGEU Membership Education Calendar is now available for the 2017-18 training year. MGEU workplace representatives are encouraged to register for courses online through THE SOURCE.
Sep 07, 2017 -
Manitobans don’t want for-profit Ontario corporations in their Home Care Program
At a news conference today, MGEU President Michelle Gawronsky took aim at the government’s announcement that they’ll be outsourcing transitional care to a for-profit Ontario corporation as part of their so-called “enhanced home care” scheme.
Sep 05, 2017 -
Care Comes First in new MGEU Ad Campaign
Today, the MGEU unveils a new media campaign to help fight back against the provincial government’s ongoing cuts to health care. Some of the cuts have included closing ERs and Quick Care Clinics, eliminating programs, increasing service user fees, and laying-off workers.
Aug 30, 2017 -
Survey Says?...Manitobans don’t Support Government’s Health Care Cuts!
A recent Probe Research poll commissioned by the MGEU reveals that a strong majority of Manitoba adults (71%) feel the government’s health care reforms are going too far, too fast. An overwhelming majority of Manitobans (86%) also said the government should release the KPMG report that has guided the government's health care changes.