Congratulations to MGEU member Todd Birtwhistle on being awarded Instructor of the Year.
“It’s vital in this round of bargaining that our members reach a deal that protects and respects the kind of public services that Manitobans value.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
“Enough is enough. It’s time to listen to those who provide the hands-on, life-giving care for our most vulnerable neighbours and family members." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
Congratulations to the MGEU/NUPGE paramedics who brought home second place.
The WRHA needs to invest more in HSC Security in order to maintain the service and keep people safe.
“We’re very pleased that front-line paramedics were consulted in this redesign and even happier to see their recommendations result in improved designs and features." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
Negotiations achieve improvements for MGEU/NUPGE members.
Home care workers struggle to care for clients with reduced time allotments, not to mention have to fight to receive pay for work done.
"They sacrificed their own lives while trying to save another. Sometimes we forget the risks that our paramedics face in the line of duty." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
Collective bargaining sees gains in wages and benefits for MGEU/NUPGE members.
Members are hopeful that a strong strike mandate will help resolve outstanding issues when negotiations resume on July 8.
Despite being without a contract for three years, members still demand employer address outstanding concerns.
New agreement brings improvements to contract.
MGEU/NUPGE members have negotiated improvements to the collective agreement at the bargaining table.
MGEU members at LGA have "reached the limit of what they’re willing to accept and knew they had only one choice moving forward: give their bargaining committee a strong strike mandate." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
Changes would make coverage accessible to all workers under the Workers Compensation Act.
“Again, our message is simple. A fair and reasonable wage increase is not too much to ask.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
MGEU members negotiate improvements to collective agreement to help provide consistency of care for clients.
"Manitobans have sent a very clear message that acting to protect the services families depend on is at the top of the list by a significant margin." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President