Manitoba Government & General Employees Union

WRHA timelines too much, too fast

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.

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.

Celebrate Public Services with MGEU June 8-20

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.

Yussuff Acclaimed, CLC Delegates Choose New Executive

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.

New MGEU Ad Shows Cuts Add Up to Big Impact

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.

Mourning Manitoba's Workplace Deaths

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.