“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
public service workers
“The government is unwilling to agree to reasonable improvements in the collective agreement that would give workers and their families a little more economic security.” — Barry Nowoselsky, Chair of the Public Service/Government Employment (PS/GE) negotiating committee
"From the very beginning, our partnership has been united against this unfair, unconstitutional bill — a bill that undermines the collective bargaining rights of thousands of working Manitobans.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
“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
MGEU/NUPGE working with Manitobans to support public services through Keep it Together campaign.
"If the Premier is truly concerned about growing the economy, why would his government seek widespread concessions and takeaways that will greatly reduce the buying power of so many customers of small businesses.” — Joan Jessome, NSGEU President
Thousands of people work hard every day to ensure that the lives of Manitobans run smoothly. But because they work behind the scenes, many people don't see the valuable contributions they make. The MGEU/NUPGE's ad campaign hopes to change that.
"The evidence to attack the public sector workers exists only in the minds of Conservatives. Workers aren't the enemy as the Conservatives would like Canadians to believe, " said James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
Hudak told Global TV’s Alan Carter, “Listen, I enjoy debate, I enjoy the fight. I really had no talent in life except running my mouth – that’s why I got in politics.”
Come out today in Calgary or Edmonton to voice your concern over Alberta govenrment's new anti-public service legislation. If you can't make it, let your MLA know how you feel.