“This memorial will be a place where families can remember their loved ones and where the public can thank them for their public service. ” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
“The Minister has indicated his office will be in touch with me to set up a meeting. I’m still waiting for that phone call." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
“Polls show the vast majority of Manitobans disagree with what this government is doing and the huge crowd out here is speaking up for us.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
“We’ve told the government from the beginning that our own Manitoba Liquor Commission has the know-how and the track record to ensure marijuana sales in our province are carried out safely and responsibly.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
"Why are we investing $9 million of our tax dollars so that some billion dollar corporation from Toronto can make a profit?”— Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
Send your message to Premier Pallister to remind him that Care Comes First!
A recent Probe Research poll commissioned by MGEU/NUPGE reveals that an overwhelming majority of Manitobans —86 percent — say the government should release the KPMG report that has guided many of their health care reforms.
Workers are concerned about the risk of contracting out for both the public and the airport.
"This is another example of the Minister and the WRHA moving too far, too fast, and putting patients and frontline health care workers at risk in the process.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
MGEU/NUGPE members share experiences as frontline health care workers dealing with budget cuts.
"i didn't even know all these professions existed, but these people, amazing people gave me my life back."
“We knew that ordering regional health authorities to cut millions from their budgets would hurt patient care, and now we’re seeing the damage that it’s causing." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
“It’s prudent that the government act now to fill those 400 positions before closing any sites, because until that happens, no improvements to patient care are possible.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
5-year agreement improves wages and benefits.
Many of our members feel the government has gone too far, too fast, and the concern is that the public is being put at risk in an effort to put cost savings ahead of patient care.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
Carmen Carlucci, former MGEU Board member, received the Premier's Career Achievement Award on June 9.
"For more than 20 years, our Regional Health Authorities have been working to standardize compensation in our labs to prevent this very problem. People should be paid the same wage for the same work. This is a big step backwards.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
National Public Services Week is June 11—17 and the Manitoba Government and General Employees Union (MGEU/NUPGE) would like to celebrate with you!
It has been proposed that October 1 each year will mark the day to recognize the work of conservation officers in Manitoba.