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BCGEU congratulates BC Greens and BC NDP on historic agreement

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“It is encouraging to see strong agreement on so many important issues ahead of a new budget. In particular, the commitment on mental health supports stands out as important. This commitment elevates strategies that recognize the urgency around the opioid crisis, which we know is having a devastating effect on workers and the communities in […]

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Important proposed changes to provincial labour laws

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“We mustn’t be lulled into thinking that these changes fix all of the serious problems facing workers today. There is still much work to do in both provinces, and across the country, before we can claim that workers’ rights are protected and respected as they should be.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

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Manitoba Conservation Officers Recognition Day act proclaimed

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Winnipeg (31 May 2017) — On May 30, Michelle Gawronsky, President of the Manitoba Government and General Employees Union (MGEU/NUPGE) attended the Manitoba Legislative Building, where she joined conservation officers in listening to the second reading of Bill 226, The Manitoba Conservation Officers Recognition Day Act. In the words of the Act, “it is important to honour Manitoba’s […]