MGEU | National Union of Public and General Employees

MGEU

June 12, 2020

"The act ... is a draconian measure which limits and reduces a union's bargaining power...and inhibits the union's ability to trade off monetary benefits for non-monetary enhancements, such as protection from contracting out, job security, and layoffs. It has left no room for a meaningful collective bargaining process on issues crucial to union memberships." — Justice McKelvey, Manitoba Court of Queen's Bench

April 24, 2020

Although the government has been tight-lipped on details, it seems clear that Pallister is trying to push through his plan to cut and privatize public services under the guise of the pandemic.

February 26, 2020

“We are proud to stand up for the rights of working people, but we wish that this government had respected these rights and met at the bargaining table, not the courtroom.” — MFL President Kevin Rebeck

February 21, 2020

“Over 80 stable, family-supporting jobs will be leaving the city. But this is not just a devastating blow to the Parkland region." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

January 17, 2020

The wildfires tearing through Australia are an unprecedented national disaster. At least 26 people have died, along with millions of animals, while nearly 15 million acres have burned and more than 2,000 homes have been destroyed since October.

November 27, 2019

We need an urgent summit of law enforcement, addictions and social services, public and private retailers, unions, and the provincial government. — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

July 19, 2019

Correctional officers from adult and youth facilities have been sounding the alarm for months on the growing number of violent incidents inside these jails.

July 10, 2019

"These people had a collective agreement in place that was ignored. They weren’t provided with proper notice. They weren't even able to remove all of their personal effects from the workplace." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

May 30, 2019

The Manitoba Government and General Employees’ Union (MGEU/NUPGE) is holding an information picket/rally in support of members working at Selkirk Laundry.

May 22, 2019

MGEU/NUPGE works to rectify members' issues after employers violate collective agreements.