"Without the ability to negotiate a fair wage, it gets tougher to maintain a qualified workforce and services inevitably suffer.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
"We’re very proud to be out here and be a part of this and be a sponsor for it." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
“I was told by the Premier that he wouldn’t rule out wage freezes, which is troubling for many of our members whose wages have barely kept up with inflation over the past decade and, in many cases, have fallen behind those in the private sector." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
"We need assurance from the province that bargaining will be fair and not dictated before it even begins.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
“We are proud to support the MFL on this initiative, calling on the government to do the right thing and lift the freeze on minimum wage.” — Michelle Gawronsky, President Manitoba Government and General Employees' Union
“We need the Minister of Families to explain why his department is preventing a timely resolution to this situation." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
These professionals, who deal with Manitoba’s most vulnerable young people, are doing this with profound reluctance — MGEU President Michelle Gawronsky
"We are calling on the government to honour the financial commitment and do the right thing for these workers, vulnerable young people, and all Manitobans.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
“Small town or big city, no matter what kind of medical services you need, where you live should not prevent you from accessing these services when you need them most.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
More than 100 people braved the unpredictable weather to support Macdonald Youth Services workers.
Winnipeg (18 July 2015) — Despite the unpredictable weather, more than a hundred members of the Manitoba Government and General Employees' Union (MGEU/NUPGE) and supporters turned out for the Macdonald Youth Services Crisis Stabilization information picket on July 12.