Feb 19, 2021 -
MGEU setting up Virtual Local Meetings, online Convention planning well underway
In early December 2020, MGEU members were notified of the plan adopted by the union’s Board of Directors to conduct Local election meetings and the MGEU Convention using remote (virtual) technology so that they may proceed even if COVID-19 pandemic restrictions remain in effect through 2021. Dates for Local election meetings are being scheduled and Convention dates are now set.
Feb 19, 2021 -
MGEU members receive Australian certificates of appreciation for efforts in wildfires
Manitobans who helped battle wildfires in Australia last year have received the New South Wales – Premier’s Bushfire Emergency Citation for their efforts. The Citation recognizes 11 members of the Manitoba Wildfire Service for their contributions to the emergency response through various missions carried out between December 2019 and March 2020.
Feb 17, 2021 -
MGEU issues statement on tragic incident at Headingley Correctional Centre
We extend our condolences to Mr. Ahmo’s family and loved ones. It is critical that there be a formal investigation to find out what happened, and that the investigation is completed before we draw conclusions. It is also important that the province makes counselling resources available to all involved. As the union, MGEU will fulfil our responsibility to ensure that Correctional Officers involved are treated fairly throughout the process.
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.