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.
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.