MGEU/NUPGE members worked late into the night on December 10 to reach a tentative agreement.
Winnipeg (14 Dec. 2015) — Possible strike action by members of the Manitoba Government and General Employees' Union (MGEU/NUPGE) who work in security at the Health Sciences Centre has been postponed. The strike was scheduled to begin December 15, but late on December 10 a tentative agreement was reached between the employer and union.
Voting to take place for MGEU/NUPGE members on December 15–16
Details of the tentative agreement will be provided to affected MGEU/NUPGEmembers at the ratification vote on December 15 and 16 at the Canad Inns Health Sciences Centre. Information meetings begin at 5:30 p.m. and at 7:30 p.m. with voting taking place between 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on both days.
If the agreement is ratified, the strike will be canceled. If the agreement is not ratified, strike action will begin December 22.
Affected MGEU/NUPGE members are reminded that they will be provided with only one ballot and must be in attendance at a meeting to vote. Valid photo ID is required to vote.
The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is one of Canada's largest labour organizations with over 360,000 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