Jan 12, 2018 -
Government Review Shows that Changes to Public Pensions May be on the Horizon
Earlier this week, the Manitoba Government announced plans to launch a public review of Manitoba pension law. If enacted, potential changes would be cause for concern for many Manitobans, including MGEU members and their families, who have planned their futures based on the current provisions in pension legislation.
Jan 12, 2018 -
National Union Offering $1,500 Scholarships to Members
Each year, the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) awards five post-secondary $1,500 scholarships. All of the scholarships awarded will be based on the best 750 — 1,000 word essay on a range of NUPGE’s chosen topics. The deadline for applications and essays is July 6, 2018.
Jan 09, 2018 -
MGEU files complaint to get HCSS employers to the table
On January 5, 2018, the MGEU filed an unfair labour practice against the employers of about 7,500 Health Care Support Service workers whose contracts expired March 31, 2017.
Jan 02, 2018 -
Government Kicks off New Year with Quick Care Clinic Closures
The closed signs are now up at four Quick Care Clinics in Winnipeg, leaving only one of the original quick care clinics remaining to accept patients in the city.
Dec 20, 2017 -
MGEU President Wraps Up Health Care tour in Western Manitoba
This week, MGEU President, Michelle Gawronsky wrapped up the Care Comes First tour, for 2017, in the Prairie Mountain region of the province – meeting with members in health centres and personal care homes to talk about health care.
Dec 18, 2017 -
Video Intercom, Check-in System Part of Union’s Latest Safety Upgrades
If you’ve visited one of our MGEU regional offices lately, you may have noticed a difference — MGEU staff are sometimes using a new security system to let visitors in.
Dec 13, 2017 -
MGEU Asking Members to Complete Accessibility Survey
This past June, the MGEU teamed up with the Manitoba League of Persons with Disabilities (MLPD) to conduct an accessibility review of MGEU offices and services.To help complete this review, the union and the MLPD are conducting an online membership survey to identify barriers to accessibility and improve access.
Dec 08, 2017 -
Proposal to transfer Winnipeg ambulance services raises questions, concern from paramedics
Yesterday, Winnipeg City Council’s Executive Committee unanimously endorsed a proposal to direct City administration to provide options on how to return ambulance services to either the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) or a new provincial agency (Shared Health Services).
Dec 04, 2017 -
MGEU Women’s Conference 2018 – Apply Today!
From Sunday, April 15 to Tuesday, April 17, 2018 the MGEU will be holding its Women’s Conference in Brandon, Manitoba.
Nov 29, 2017 -
Have your Say! Submit a Resolution for the 2018 MFL Convention
The Manitoba Federation of Labour will host its triennial Convention May 24-27, 2018. Attend your next Local meeting before March 9, 2018 to be elected as a delegate or submit a resolution.