Members of Falcon Lake Golf Course - Local 356 ratified a new agreement with a new employer on Thursday, June 22, 2017.
The New Brunswick government has released an interim report today that supports a socially responsible model for the public sale of marijuana. More specifically, it endorses the concept that sales be done through a crown corporation.
This MTAP opportunity allows members to enhance their skills in representing members in the workplace, as well as developing membership outreach skills through organizing activities and participating in campaigns.
On June 21, 2017 we celebrate National Aboriginal Day – an annual celebration first proclaimed in 1996 to recognize the diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.
The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) has announced its timeline for the closure of three emergency rooms in Winnipeg and the conversion of the Misericordia Urgent Care Centre. MGEU members will know the WRHA has also previously announced the contracting-out of some home care services to private companies.
Provincial employees were recognized with a variety of awards at the 19th Annual Manitoba Service Excellence Awards luncheon at the RBC Convention Centre today.
June 4-10 is Manitoba Access Awareness Week (MAAW) – celebrated annually to raise awareness of the barriers people with disabilities face and to promote the removal of these barriers.
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.
Yesterday, members of Westman Lab - Local 351, who provide vital diagnostic work in the Brandon region, voted to ratify the employer’s final offer — but only because the government’s Bill 28 left them with little choice.
Union members from across Canada who work for Canadian Blood Services gathered in Manitoba this week to discuss issues they face in the workplace and to talk about solutions.
On June 1, 2017, members of the Winnipeg Art Gallery - Local 150 ratified a new four year agreement.
National Public Services Week is June 11-17 and the MGEU would like to celebrate with you! Please join us at a casual come-and-go event near you so we can show our appreciation for all that you do and talk about public services.
This morning, President Michelle Gawronsky attended the Manitoba Legislative Building, where she joined Manitoba Conservation Officers in listening to the second reading of Bill 226, The Manitoba Conservation Officers Recognition Day Act.
Members of Impark Services - Local 434 ratified a new three-year agreement on the weekend. It's the first agreement of the newly combined Impark Services Group, which includes the Maintenance, Patrol and Meter departments.
The MGEU is happy to welcome two more new groups this month. The Pas Regional Library (Local 440) and Les Tournesols de Saint-Vital (Local 441) are both now officially MGEU Locals.
Delegates at the CLC’s 28th Constitutional Convention today elected CLC Officers for the next term, 2017-2020. CLC President Hassan Yussuff won a second mandate by acclamation. Yussuff was originally elected to the presidency at the 2014 CLC Convention in Montreal, becoming the first person of colour to lead Canada’s labour movement.
So much for the Premier’s commitment to “teamwork.” That’s how dozens of Manitobans felt last night after sharing their concerns and alternatives to a couple of problematic government Bills – which were passed through the committee immediately following the presentations.
Cuts to services and programs add up quickly, causing permanent damage to the public services we count on every day. That’s why the MGEU is launching a new ad today, reminding Manitobans that when the government starts cutting services, you’ll feel it.
Health care cuts at Victoria General Hospital will put Manitobans at risk. That’s why the MGEU and the Manitoba Nurses Union are teaming up to host a rally there (2340 Pembina Hwy) on May 18.
April 28th marks the National Day of Mourning with events taking place across the country to remember and mourn those who have been killed or injured on the job. Last year alone, 25 Manitoba workers died on the job or from occupational disease.