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.
Aug 31, 2018 -
MGEU's Care Comes First Campaign Earns Two Summit Awards
Another MGEU ad campaign recently took home some hardware as the 2018 Summit International Creative Award winners were announced. The MGEU’s health care campaign, Care Comes First , earned Bronze in the Not-for-profit Integrated Campaign category and Silver in the Health/Medicine Marketing category for the TV ad, “Big Moments,” from the same campaign.
Aug 28, 2018 -
MGEU welcomes new Local
Members of Canadian Base Operators – Local 449 are the latest Manitobans to unionize with the MGEU, our province’s largest union.
Aug 24, 2018 -
What’s Happening in Manitoba on the Labour Day Long Weekend
What better way to do that than by attending your local Labour Day celebration! Here's a list of events happening across Manitoba this upcoming Labour Day Long Weekend.
Aug 17, 2018 -
Recent Study Finds Health Care Aides at High Risk of Burnout
A recent study confirms what the MGEU has been saying on behalf of health care aides for years: despite a strong belief in their professional abilities and satisfaction in their work, they are at a high risk for burnout.
Aug 10, 2018 -
Report Reveals Distressing Levels of Harassment in Manitoba Government
Yesterday, the Government of Manitoba released the findings of two separate reports they commissioned to deal with the issues of sexual harassment and harassment in government workplaces, which included a number of recommendations for change.