Aug 06, 2021 -
Family Visions ratifies new agreement
Members of Family Visions – Local 303, who provide supports for adults living with intellectual disabilities in Brandon, ratified a new two-year agreement last night.
Jul 16, 2021 -
MGEU releases statement on provincial government leaders’ recent comments about Residential Schools
The comments made by the new Minister are unacceptable and are historically untruthful. The historical fact is that the Residential School System was purposely created to remove and isolate children from their families, communities, traditions, and cultures in order to assimilate them. The MGEU strongly believes in truth and reconciliation and we believe the elected leaders of our province cannot continue to distort the truth about residential schools.
Jul 09, 2021 -
Virtual Spring Local Meetings Wrap-up for 2021
As the MGEU prepares for its first-ever Virtual Convention in October, what has really made the 2021 Spring Local meeting season stand out is that the union managed to organize every one of this year’s 256 meetings, virtually, to comply with public health restrictions. After 330 hours spent in the studio over the past three months, the final Local meetings have wrapped-up.
Jun 30, 2021 -
MGEU Welcomes Newest Local, Manitoba Ombudsman - Local 457
Members of the Manitoba Ombudsman – Local 457 are the latest Manitobans to unionize with the MGEU!
Jun 24, 2021 -
Province Making Changes to Regional Offices in Manitoba Infrastructure
The plan will see five regional head offices reduced to three, with two of the existing head offices turned into “sub-offices” and most of the current "sub-offices" turned into “field offices." Manitoba’s Infrastructure Minister says there will be “no office closures or reduction in staff” as a result of the changes, but work location and reporting structure might change for some employees. MGEU President, Michelle Gawronsky, said yesterday’s announcement is just more of the same from the Pallister government and questioned the Minister’s claim about staff reductions and closures.
Jun 22, 2021 -
Parkland Crisis Centre ratifies new agreement
Members of Parkland Crisis Centre - Local, who provide safe, non-judgemental and confidential support services to women and children who are fleeing intimate partner abuse, ratified a new four-year agreement today.
Jun 15, 2021 -
Public Service Week should be time for celebration, not concern
National Public Service Week, which takes place this year from June 13 to 19, is a chance to recognize those who are there for us all, day-in and day-out -- including during crises like a pandemic -- through our public service. This year, however, the celebration is dampened by some serious concerns.
Jun 15, 2021 -
Winnipeg Clinic ratifies new agreement
Members of Winnipeg Clinic - Local 363 ratified a new four-year agreement today.
Jun 10, 2021 -
Recent Pallister government deals revealed in provincial parks are ‘Privatization, pure and simple’
The Pallister government is privatizing Manitoba’s provincial parks with deals surfacing this week in the media about contracts awarded to two different private developers to operate in provincial parks.In Turtle Mountain Provincial Park, Manitoba has signed an agreement to allow a private company to build and operate up to three non-serviced cabins near Adam Lake. In St. Ambroise Beach Provincial Park, it's been revealed that a 21-year lease has been signed with a private company to operate services at the park.
Jun 02, 2021 -
PDPS makes its case in Bill 28 Court of Appeal Hearing held today
Over the last several weeks, the Partnership to Defend Public Services has been working to finalize arguments for the Court of Appeal hearing, which was held today. The Court heard from both sides and now we await the Court’s decision.