“Despite the government’s intent to impose legislation, our union remains open and committed to going to the bargaining table to negotiate a fair deal.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
“For a government that promised to both protect front-line services and find efficiencies in health care, cutting this program makes no sense at all.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
This is an intensive 6-month program that will provide the successful applicant with an opportunity to gain skills and knowledge related to the Staff Representative I position.
“But it’s also a big loss for all of Westman. It's never easy for a city like Brandon to see jobs cut and shifted to a larger centre.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
“During the last provincial election, the Conservatives vowed to protect public services and the workers who deliver them. Now, we are hearing a different story from the Premier.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
MGEU/NUPGE members negotiated improvements to their wages and several leave provisions.
Ready for Anything―a new MGEU ad campaign―highlights the skills and the types of urgent care offered by Manitoba's ambulance and community paramedics.
Flying in the face of the Manitoba government's invitation to find ways to improve the province's fiscal situation, it now wants to talk only about how it can make cuts to the public sector. These cuts may include reduced worked weeks, predetermined wage settlements, changes to pensions and the re-opening of collective agreements.
For a government focused on fiscal responsibility, spending money on a name change doesn’t make a lot of sense. “There’s a cost to this. The memo said this name change will be a huge task, replacing name tags, business cards, you name it. Why do it if it’s not significant?” – Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
MGEU thinks that Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries “has the expertise, capacity and a proven track record selling a controlled product in a socially responsible way.”