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Government Plans to Cut Even More from Provincial Civil Service

Manitoba Government & General Employees Union -

After months of pressure from the media and public, the government has finally released part of the KPMG report – a taxpayer-funded report written by private consultants and commissioned by the Pallister government to provide advice on spending cuts. The government confirmed it will accept KPMG’s recommendation to cut the civil service by eight percent over the next three years.

Win of the Week! October 1-7

SEIU West -

New SEIU-West members at Caleb Village reached their first contract and will be experiencing the gains of their first collective agreement as of this week! Some members saw their wage increase upwards of 20%! They also won an increase to their recognized statutory holidays. Not only have members achieved fairness in wages and vacation provisions, they now have a strong, unified voice in the workplace. In fact, there was unanimous support for the new contract. Welcome to the team, and congratulations on your new collective agreement Caleb Village staff!!

Celebrate Health Care Providers Week With A Cake Or Prizes!

SEIU West -

The Political Action & Education Department would like to offer our members who work tirelessly in the health care sector an opportunity to celebrate Health Care Providers Week as a workplace initiative. We offer your unit leader the following reimbursement so that either snacks/cake can be purchased or a contest (with prizes) can be undertaken.

Celebrate Education Week With A Cake Or Prizes!

SEIU West -

The Political Action & Education Department would like to offer our members who work tirelessly in the Education sector an opportunity to celebrate Education Week as a workplace initiative. We offer your unit/school SEIU-West leaders/contacts the following reimbursement so that either snacks/cake can be purchased or a contest (with prizes) can be undertaken.

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