“The Pallister government is once again coming after Manitoba’s workers and their unions. Bill 16 is particularly offensive in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, as front-line workers are risking their lives to provide crucial public services to Manitobans.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
"I hope [this] ruling shows the Premier and his government that it's time for them to stop fighting with their own employees, to stop the threats, and to start treating the people who deliver vital public services with respect." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
“This award is long overdue. These members had to dig into their own pockets to bring their qualifications up to the highest standards but were then told they didn’t deserve increased compensation.” ― Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
"We stand in solidarity with Ontario teachers and education workers today and every day. They deserve to be shown respect at the bargaining table." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
"The National Union stands with MGEU and our members as they fight for a fair deal." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President.
“Like most front-line public service workers, the last thing our members want to do is go on strike or endure a lockout. What we want is simple: a fair deal that puts students ahead of irresponsible slashing of services." ― Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
Congratulations to members of the B.C. public service on their recent negotiations.
“Premier Doug Ford has no respect for the rule of law or the right to fair collective bargaining.” – Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President OPSEU
"The message is strong – casino workers feel they belong in our union." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President.
MGEU/NUPGE works to rectify members' issues after employers violate collective agreements.
The agreement includes wage increases, improved holiday entitlements, modified hours of work, flex time, a streamlined step-advancement process, and additional personal leave allowances.
"Our members are not having their issues addressed through bargaining, and the membership has just given us a strong mandate to address these in conciliation." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President
Ratification meetings are being scheduled.
Details will be presented to the NAPE/NUPGE members at the upcoming ratification meeting.
"Workers recognize NAPE/NUPGE as a union that fights for better pay and benefits, for improved health and safety standards, and for better overall working conditions." — Jerry Earle, NAPE President
Community workers negotiate wage increases, retroactive pay and improvements to allowances and leaves.
“It was a total team effort. It’s very exciting for a group to negotiate and get its first contract completed." — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President
“As the strongest health care union in the province, these new members recognized MGEU/NUPGE’s proven track record, along with the lowest dues in Manitoba, as the right fit for them. We are so proud to welcome them to the MGEU/NUPGE!” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
"History has been made." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
The professionals working at Orchard View ensure those residing at the long-term care facility receive the best care possible in a safe and welcoming environment.