“It affirms once again that workers’ right to unionize and take part in collective bargaining is a right protected by the Charter, and it lets governments know that violating that right comes with a price tag." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
Carmen Carlucci, former MGEU Board member, received the Premier's Career Achievement Award on June 9.
“The vast majority of Canadians would be much better off if the government had been able to collect that $8.7 billion.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
"HSAA/NUPGE members, in all the professions they represent, are indeed lucky to have a President who so clearly is prepared to go that extra mile to make our world, and therefore theirs, a better place.” — Elisabeth Ballermann, NUPGE Secretary-Treasurer
"For more than 20 years, our Regional Health Authorities have been working to standardize compensation in our labs to prevent this very problem. People should be paid the same wage for the same work. This is a big step backwards.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
“Our members see their Premier on the evening news promising improvements for workers. But when they show up for work in the morning, they find their government-owned employer continuing to exploit them." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
Changes made to attendance program for NSGEU/NUPGE members without consulting union.
Report includes important recommendations resulting from 3 Ministry of Health workers being fired in 2012.
National Public Services Week is June 11—17 and the Manitoba Government and General Employees Union (MGEU/NUPGE) would like to celebrate with you!