Feb 05, 2021 -
Western Manitoba Regional Library ratifies new agreement
Members of the Western Manitoba Regional Library - Local 202 in Brandon ratified a new five-year agreement today.
Feb 04, 2021 -
Canadian Blood Services ratifies new agreement
After a difficult round of bargaining that required the aid of a third-party conciliator, members of Canadian Blood Services - Local 200 ratified a new five-year agreement today.
Feb 03, 2021 -
Parkland Residential and Vocational Services ratifies new agreement
Members of Parkland Residential and Vocational Services, who provide programs and services to adults with intellectual disabilities in the Dauphin area, ratified a new three-year agreement today.
Jan 29, 2021 -
Province Plans to Close Manitoba Developmental Centre
Province will wind down operations at MDC over the next three years. The facility currently serves approximately 130 clients and employs just over 360 MGEU members. MGEU President, Michelle Gawronsky, says the closure will be a big hit to the local economy with many questions still up in the air.
Jan 27, 2021 -
Wear Red Wednesdays Begin February 3 in support of Healthy Minds at Work!
One week from today – on February 3, 2021 – the MGEU is asking members to “wear red” in support of mental health prevention and promotion in our workplaces.
Jan 20, 2021 -
Province Proceeding with Further Health Care Restructuring
Today, the Province of Manitoba provided formal notice that it is now proceeding with “Wave Two” of its ongoing health care system restructuring. With Manitoba in the midst of a major health care crisis, President, Michelle Gawronsky, said she is very concerned that this government would trigger such large-scale disruption for health care workers and operations during the pandemic.
Jan 12, 2021 -
Assiniboine Early Learning Centre ratifies new agreement
Members of Assiniboine Early Learning Centre - Local 445, who provide quality childcare for over 50 children at the Assiniboine Community College campus in Brandon, voted to ratify a new collective agreement yesterday.
Jan 08, 2021 -
Manitoba Government Plans to Shutter Services for Farmers, Rural Businesses and Communities
Wednesday, the Manitoba Government announced sweeping cuts to services for farmers and rural businesses and communities. These cuts threaten jobs and will result in huge losses for local economies.
Dec 31, 2020 -
Paramedic heroes return home after helping with COVID fight in northern First Nations communities
Six MGEU Local 911 paramedics have returned home to Winnipeg after helping to fight COVID outbreaks in three northern Manitoba First Nation communities this week. The group of advanced care paramedics (ACPs) could have taken a well-deserved break from an exceptionally challenging fall that has seen them and their colleagues battling the virus in Manitoba’s capital. Instead, they spent their days off volunteering to help in Wasagamack, Oxford House, and Shamattawa over the past several days, where health services continue to be strained by outbreaks in the communities.
Dec 24, 2020 -
New health care MOA will compensate for redeployments retro to Nov. 1
After advocating vigorously on behalf of members in health care who are being redeployed due to COVID outbreaks, the MGEU has negotiated a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) which now includes increased compensation and is retroactive to November 1, 2020.