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
Campaign reminds drivers about safe driving practices and to slow down when approaching designated work sites.
MGEU President Michelle Gawronsky says that in rural areas of Manitoba, paramedics are dangerously overworked.
"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
Self-regulation supported by the majority of Manitoba's paramedics.
“We are asking for a commitment now because patients and paramedics deserve answers, because the government already has received recommendations on how to move forward, and because reports from the recent campaign have raised questions about the government’s intentions.” — Michelle Gawronsky, President MGEU/NUPGE
“It is important now that we all continue to be vigilant and proactive as these recommendations are being implemented.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President.
"We stand in solidarity: the liquor workers want the employer to come back to the bargaining table prepared to bargain in earnest, without the concessions and with a reasonable wage offer," said MGEU President Michelle Gawronsky.
“I’m so proud to be here today to help usher in this legislation that our COs have long advocated for,” said Manitoba Government and General Employees’ Union President Michelle Gawronsky
"On behalf of the entire National Union, I want to offer our sincere condolences to the member's friends and family. To the members of the MGEU/NUPGE, our hearts are with you as you grieve this loss." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
"On behalf of the 340,000 members across the country, we look forward to working with each of you in the coming days to move the issues of fairness, equality and justice forward." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
On September 8, the Manitoba government is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the province's Home Care Program and proclaiming Manitoba Home Care Week.
"I’m so thankful to see all of our members on the front lines and behind the scenes doing everything they can to keep people and their homes out of harm’s way." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President.
If you spot the bus, come and say hi! The more Manitobans we meet and talk to about the important issues surrounding income inequality, the more successful this tour will be.
A cautious, stay-the-course budget with little substantial change from the previous years.
Elephanttalk.ca is intended to start the conversation for Manitobans to share their concerns and their stories about public services in Manitoba.
Workers prepare to strike at Canadian Blood Services in Manitoba.