Jun 21, 2018 -
Winnipeg City Council Votes to Accept Deal with Local 911
Subsequent to members of Paramedics of Winnipeg - Local 911 ratifying a new four-year agreement on April 24, 2018, the City of Winnipeg conducted an audit review and today, members of City Council also voted to accept the deal.
Jun 20, 2018 -
GOLICO Members Accept Settlement, With Conditions
After an extremely challenging round of bargaining, GOLICO members have conditionally accepted the employer’s settlement offer.
Jun 15, 2018 -
Health Care “Transformation” Announcement Leaves Front-line Workers with more Questions than Answers
The government announced yesterday that it’s moving forward with further changes to Manitoba’s health care system — but front-line workers remain in the dark as to how these changes will actually be implemented.
Jun 14, 2018 -
Manitoba Museum - Local 133 ratifies new agreement
Members of Manitoba Museum - Local 133 ratified a new three-and-a-half-year agreement yesterday.
Jun 13, 2018 -
Job Losses and Program Cuts Coming to Red River College
Government funding cuts to post secondary education are now being felt directly by staff and students at Red River College (RRC). The RRC President told staff last Friday that they will be laying off three instructors and not renewing contracts for three term instructor positions, while reducing hours for several part-time term positions and hiking up tuition by $250 for every program. This is all a result of the 2018-2019 Manitoba Budget which cut post-secondary education funding by 0.9 per cent, or $6.3 million.
Jun 08, 2018 -
Celebrating 20 Years of Excellence in the Civil Service
This afternoon the 20th Manitoba Service Excellence Awards were held in Winnipeg to recognize the outstanding achievements of provincial employees, including Martin Jandavs, who received the Premier’s Career Achievement Award with 49 years of service to Manitobans.
Jun 07, 2018 -
“Yes to Education, No to Cutbacks!” - Université de Saint-Boniface Members Stage Rally
Today, MGEU President Michelle Gawronsky joined MGEU members from The Université de Saint-Boniface (USB) for their “Yes To Education, No to Cutbacks” rally. The members make up the Association des Professeurs et Professionnels (APPUSB), who hosted the rally to raise awareness about the negative impacts the provincial budget has had in their institution.
Jun 07, 2018 -
MGEU Member Survey to Begin
Starting next week, the MGEU will be undertaking an annual survey of its membership. Viewpoints Research, a professional public opinion research company, is carrying out the study to determine members’ attitudes towards their union and a number of crucial issues facing those in the public sector.
Jun 05, 2018 -
Join Rally Against Cuts to Post-Secondary Education
Please join us this Thursday at noon as MGEU members from The Université de Saint-Boniface stand up against cuts to post secondary education. We'll be on the steps of 200 avenue de la Cathédrale, rain or shine.
Jun 01, 2018 -
More Health Care Cuts Coming to Winnipeg
Despite public backlash and concerns from health care workers, the Manitoba Government is forging ahead with more cuts to our health care system in Winnipeg. Yesterday, the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) unveiled its “Phase 2” plan, which among many other things, will see the Concordia ER closed in June 2019 and the Seven Oaks ER to follow in September 2019 as it converts to an Urgent Care facility.