Aug 17, 2018 -
Recent Study Finds Health Care Aides at High Risk of Burnout
A recent study confirms what the MGEU has been saying on behalf of health care aides for years: despite a strong belief in their professional abilities and satisfaction in their work, they are at a high risk for burnout.
Aug 10, 2018 -
Report Reveals Distressing Levels of Harassment in Manitoba Government
Yesterday, the Government of Manitoba released the findings of two separate reports they commissioned to deal with the issues of sexual harassment and harassment in government workplaces, which included a number of recommendations for change.
Aug 09, 2018 -
Government Announces Replacement for Aging FleetNet Communications System
The Government of Manitoba announced yesterday that it has awarded a tender to Bell Mobility to replace its aging FleetNet communications system. The government says new equipment will provide reliable communications service in all areas of the province, including rural and remote locations. Since it’s a digital two-way system, the mobile radios will also be connected to a more secure network and will help to improve the safety of first responders.
Aug 01, 2018 -
Premier Pallister Shuffles Cabinet
President Michelle Gawronsky was at the Legislature this afternoon for the swearing in ceremony as Premier Pallister shuffled his cabinet. Several key portfolios including Finance, Health, Justice, Families, Crown Services, and Education will be under the direction of new Ministers.
Jul 26, 2018 -
New Report Highlights the Risks of Privatizing Manitoba Government Air Services
A report released today shows the proposal to privatize Manitoba Government Air Services (MGAS) which includes Lifeflight and forest fire suppression – is too risky and will not generate savings without compromising quality and safety.
Jul 20, 2018 -
Judge Delivers Decision on Injunction Against Bill 28
This afternoon the judge released his ruling on the Bill 28 injunction hearing brought forward by the Partnership to Defend Public Services against the Pallister government’s wage freeze legislation (Bill 28 The Public Service Sustainability Act). Unfortunately, the judge ruled against the Partnership’s request for an injunction.
Jul 12, 2018 -
Parkland Residential and Vocational Services Inc. – Local 180 ratifies new agreement
Members of Parkland Residential and Vocational Services Inc. - Local 180, who deliver programs and services to adults with intellectual disabilities in Dauphin, voted to ratify a new three-year contract last night.
Jul 09, 2018 -
Paramedics Recognized with Stretch of Road in Winnipeg
Today, the MGEU and WFPS announced the honourary designation of a section of St. Mary’s Road, as Paramedic Way.
Jun 28, 2018 -
Kinosao Sipi Minisowin CFS Workers Choose MGEU
Manitoba’s largest union continues to grow as twenty-one workers of Kinosao Sipi Minisowin Child and Family Services recently voted to join the MGEU, making them the union’s newest Local. Located in Winnipeg, Kinosao Sipi Minisowin CFS Local 448 members support children and families by developing and delivering programs and services across Manitoba. The new Local includes CFS workers, alternate care workers, clerical workers, and foster care workers.
Jun 28, 2018 -
Thinking About Tossing your old Mattress in the Dump? MGEU Committee says, 'Recycle It'
When the MGEU’s Safety, Health and Environment Committee heard of a way to keep old mattresses and box springs out of landfills they decided to investigate for themselves. The committee took a tour of Mother Earth Recycling’s facility and were impressed by what they saw.