New four-year agreement provides improvements to working conditions.
Manitoba Government and General Employees' Union
“Right now, it’s so important that we remind Manitobans just how much we rely on each other to receive the kind of services we all want and deserve." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
"From 1999 to 2015, businesses have saved $3.8 billion cumulatively in Manitoba taxes. If anything has tied the hands of provincial policy-makers and eroded Manitoba’s fiscal flexibility, it is these unsustainable tax cuts." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
After MGEU/NUPGE members flooded the legislative gallery on December 1, 2015 creating a sea of red T-shirts that said “Still Without a Contract,” the employer finally agreed to return to the table.
MGEU/NUPGE members worked late into the night on December 10 to reach a tentative agreement.
MGEU/NUPGE working with Manitobans to support public services through Keep it Together campaign.
“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