Sep 24, 2018 -
End Homelessness Winnipeg ratifies first agreement
Members of End Homelessness Winnipeg - Local 439, who partner with community agencies, funders, the private and public sectors, and individual supporters to address the root causes of homelessness and prevent its occurrence, ratified their first collective agreement today.
Sep 20, 2018 -
MGEU Contingency Plan During Potential Mail Interruption
In preparation for a potential Canada Post work stoppage, the MGEU is ceasing all postal delivery to MGEU members as of today (Thursday, September 20) and asks that members do not mail anything to the union. This practice will continue until the labour dispute is resolved.
Sep 19, 2018 -
Main Street Project - Local 136 ratifies new agreement
Member of Main Street Project - Local 136, who offer programming and services to help Winnipeg's homeless and most vulnerable build stability in their lives, ratified a new three-year agreement today.
Sep 14, 2018 -
Government Provides New Details About Health Care Representation Votes
Yesterday, MGEU President, Michelle Gawronsky met with government officials to discuss the upcoming health sector representation votes triggered by the Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act (Bill 29). The government provided some new information and, in some cases, changed information they had previously provided.
Sep 13, 2018 -
Manitobans with disabilities, families, highlight importance of community-based support professionals
Outside the Legislature today, clients, family members, supporters, and Direct Support Professionals gathered over the lunch hour to shine a spotlight on the work of those who provide vital community-based supports to Manitobans living with disabilities.
Sep 12, 2018 -
Whole health care team key to quality care
The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) has announced some of their Phase 2 “labour adjustment activities” — and once again, there was no consultation with workers who provide care to patients on the front lines.
Sep 10, 2018 -
2018-2019 Membership Education Calendar is now available
The new MGEU 2018-19 Membership Education Calendar is now available for the 2018-19 training year (September - May). And once again – as a quicker, greener registration option – MGEU workplace representatives are encouraged to register for courses online through THE SOURCE.
Sep 05, 2018 -
Court Dates Set For Wage Freeze Challenge
The Court of Queen's Bench has set 14 court dates in legal challenge of the Pallister government's wage freeze legislation (Bill 28: The Public Service Sustainability Act). The legal challenge is being mounted by the MGEU along with 28 other unions in the Partnership to defend Public Services (PDPS).
Sep 05, 2018 -
Les Tournesols de Saint-Vital - Local 441 ratifies first contract
Members of Les Tournesols de Saint-Vital - Local 441 ratified their first collective agreement with their employer last night.
Aug 31, 2018 -
Hildahl Award and Olfert Scholarship Recipients Announced
James Alexander, a Juvenile Counselor with the Manitoba Youth Centre and a Corrections (Local 14) workplace steward, received the Ken Hildahl Memorial Award today, while Alex Menjivar, a Planning and Program Analyst with Manitoba Housing and member of Social Sciences Local 47, received the Peter Olfert Scholarship to further his Masters studies in City Planning at the University of Manitoba.