May 11, 2021 -
MGEU to match funds raised by members for workplace mental health this spring
This spring, the MGEU is encouraging members to register a team for the Canadian Mental Health Association's (CMHA) Ride Don't Hide event to get moving, give back and feel better.
May 05, 2021 -
Survey results reveal urgent need for change at WFPS
The online survey commissioned by the MGEU, reveals that an alarming number of Winnipeg paramedics (92%) don’t feel their employer has their back (including 62% who felt very strongly) and two-thirds (67%) say they sometimes feel nervous or anxious going to work because of a negative working environment. The survey results also show that 92% of respondents feel WFPS Chief, John Lane, has not shown leadership or set the right tone about issues within EMS (with 88% saying the same about Mayor Brian Bowman’s leadership).
Apr 28, 2021 -
Closure of popular St. Amant Day Program means loss of jobs, valuable services for Manitobans with disabilities
The MGEU was shocked and deeply disappointed to learn that St. Amant Centre will be permanently closing its popular Day Program Services as of May 28, 2021.
Apr 23, 2021 -
Survey Says - Don’t Privatize Manitoba Parks, Improve them
A survey commissioned by MGEU shows that Manitobans are overwhelmingly against privatizing our provincial parks and want to see more investments by the Province in our parks to sustain and improve them. The survey (conducted in March 2021) also revealed that Manitobans are not only against eliminating existing parks, but they also want to see new ones created.
Apr 22, 2021 -
Brandon University - Local 135 ratifies new agreement
Members of Brandon University - Local 135 have ratified a new four-year collective agreement.
Apr 16, 2021 -
Manitoba Possible ratifies new agreement
Members of Manitoba Possible - Local 262, who provide supports and services to Manitobans living with disabilities, ratified a new four-year agreement yesterday.
Apr 15, 2021 -
Another Legal Win! Court of Appeal confirms MGEU’s right to Interest Arbitration for Civil Service
The Court of Appeal confirmed this week that the MGEU had a right to have an interest arbitration board appointed to determine the terms and conditions of the next Civil Service collective agreement.
Apr 12, 2021 -
MGEU, UFCW join forces to call on government to support those who help our most vulnerable
The MGEU and UCFW are launching a joint ad campaign today in support of frontline workers who are there 24-7 for our most vulnerable Manitobans.
Apr 07, 2021 -
2021 Budget fails to invest in Manitobans during our time of greatest need
Today, amidst the worst pandemic in a century, the Pallister Government released a provincial budget that does not provide for the needs of Manitobans and their families, or address the ongoing economic crisis we are facing.
Mar 29, 2021 -
2021 Provincial budget must address pandemic impacts through public investment
MGEU President Michelle Gawronsky submitted the union's recommendations for the 2021 provincial budget today, calling on the Province to invest in public services that will help Manitobans weather the fallout of a global pandemic and economic recession.