“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
Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
"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
“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
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
“These members believe very strongly that this is not just about their own safety in an often dangerous environment at HSC. Without a trained and experienced security workforce at the hospital, patients and visitors are facing too many risks as well.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
The WRHA needs to invest more in HSC Security in order to maintain the service and keep people safe.
Despite being without a contract for three years, members still demand employer address outstanding concerns.
MGEU/NUPGE members trying to negotiate a fair and reasonable collective agreement in the face of concessions from the employer.