MGEU/NUPGE members to vote on new contract in January 2013.
Winnipeg (11 Dec. 2012) - After meeting with a conciliation officer on December 6, the Manitoba Government and General Employees' Union (MGEU/NUPGE) and Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) have jointly agreed to a revised contract offer laid out in the Conciliator’s Report. The report outlines five additions to the original offer, to which both parties have agreed.
The MGEU/NUPGE bargaining committee representing all MPI members is recommending the new offer for ratification. Voting will be held throughout the province, January 8 - 31, 2013. The bargaining committee is now preparing a ratification package (which includes details on the offer and a voting schedule) and will send the package to members before January 8.
The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is one of Canada's largest labour organizations with over 340,000 members. Our mission is to improve the lives of working families and to build a stronger Canada by ensuring our common wealth is used for the common good. NUPGE