Manitoba government community workers ratify new agreement

Community workers negotiate wage increases, retroactive pay and improvements to allowances and leaves.

Winnipeg (07 March 2019) — Manitoba's government community workers, who provide hands-on, day-to-day assistance to Manitoba children, families and individuals who need support, ratified a new 2-year agreement in February.

New agreement brings improvements in working conditions

The workers are representated by the Manitoba Govenrment and General Employees' Union (MGEU/NUPGE).

Highlights of the agreement include wage increases in both years of the agreement, with retroactive pay for all current employees, and improvements to the remoteness allowance and bereavement leave.

MGEU/NUPGE members are encouraged to make sure the union has their most current contact information in order to receive a copy of their collective agreement.  


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