Sep 30, 2020 -
Staff Shortages Threaten Drinking Water Safety
This week, the Auditor General issued a report called Drinking Water Safety Oversight. It contained alarming statistics that require immediate attention. The MGEU has written a letter to Conservation and Climate Minister, Sarah Guillemard, asking for a meeting to discuss the findings and address critical staffing shortages in the Office of Drinking Water.
Sep 10, 2020 -
MGEU releases 2020-21 Education Course Guide
Today, the MGEU released the 2020-21 Membership Education Course Guide with some new options for learning-at-home.
Aug 31, 2020 -
Members of YWCA Thompson Residence Inc. ratify new agreement
Members of the YWCA Thompson Residence Inc. - Local 179 voted to ratify a new three-year collective agreement on August 28, 2020.
Aug 28, 2020 -
COVID-19 Update #14: Pre-Convention Local Meetings Postponed
A special meeting of the MGEU Board of Directors was held on August 27 to deal with the latest pandemic circumstances in Manitoba. At this meeting, the Board decided to postpone the pre-convention Local meetings to elect Convention delegates and Local positions until further notice.
Aug 21, 2020 -
Covid-19 Update #13: MGEU Mandates masks at all in-person meetings, meetings in Area 2 & 3 under review
Due to the latest public health recommendations, MGEU members will be required to wear masks during all in-person meetings. Masks will be made available at the meeting if required. The new colour-coded COVID scale recently implemented by the Province also caps gatherings in the Prairie Mountain Health region to no more than ten people. As such, MGEU's in-person meetings in Area 2 and Area 3 are now under review.
Aug 20, 2020 -
Congrats to the 2020 MGEU Bursary Winners!
The MGEU is pleased to announce the 2020 recipients of nearly $30,000 in MGEU educational scholarships and bursaries.
Jul 29, 2020 -
Government announces Risk Recognition payments to go out this week
The government announced today that 78,000 Manitoba workers will receive a direct deposit of $1,377 this week as part of the province's Risk Recognition Program.
Jul 23, 2020 -
COVID-19 Update #12 – MGEU Services and In-person Meetings
With the Manitoba government’s relaxing of public health restrictions, the union is once again making changes. Today the MGEU introduced an in-person meeting protocol that puts health and safety first.
Jul 21, 2020 -
MYS (APHP) Local 369 wins arbitration award
Macdonald Youth Services (Alternative Parent Home Program) - Local 369, recently went to arbitration to settle the outstanding terms of their collective agreement. This morning the arbitrator issued their decision and imposed wage increases over the two-year collective agreement.
Jul 15, 2020 -
Patient Transport Services, Local 451, Ratifies First Collective Agreement
The new three-year deal was just over a year in the making, with the Local 451 Bargaining Committee requesting the assistance of a third-party conciliator to help reach their first contract. The agreement includes wage increases as well as improvements to sick leave and vacation provisions for about 80 members.