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Interested in a career with MNU? We are hiring!

MNU Central Office is looking for a Permanent, Full-Time Accounting and Information Technology Coordinator. The deadline to apply is December 20th, 2023 @ 1600 hrs. Please visit our MNU Careers page for all the details.
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CFNU hosting webinar on nursing and climate change

The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) is hosting a dynamic discussion at the nexus of climate change and health care, bringing together some of the most passionate climate activists and nursing leaders to share insights on the…
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Early bird deadline for MFL’s Health and Safety Conference

The Manitoba Federation of Labour (MFL) is hosting its Health and Safety Conference on February 1 and 2, 2024, at Canad Inns Polo Park and the early bird deadline for registration is coming up fast! This conference provides worker-focused…
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November message from MNU President Darlene Jackson

Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down with Health Minister Uzoma Asagwara as well as Manitoba’s deputy health minister. These meetings were fruitful, as we were able to have frank discussions on the problems plaguing our public health…
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MNU Store update - a Cyber Monday Sale!

If you’re looking for a great gift for your work sister/partner/BFF, we've got cozy items to keep your loved one warm throughout the coming months. Until December 1, you can buy an MNU We Got This beanie or the Courage Cable knit toque for…
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Winnipeg Nurses Choir in concert on December 3

The Winnipeg Nurses Choir will present their annual holiday concert at Westworth United Church, located at 1750 Grosvenor Ave. (Lanark at Grosvenor), on Sunday, December 3, 2023, at 2 p.m. There will be a silver collection at the door, so…
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MFL reminder on paid interpersonal violence leave

November is Domestic Violence Awareness month, and as part of efforts to combat domestic violence, the Manitoba Federation of Labour (MFL) is resharing its campaign to raise worker awareness about the availability of paid interpersonal…
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Reminder: CRNM Profile and renewal dates

The College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM) launched a new registrant database/CRNM Profile (Alinity) this past September. All RNs and RN(NP)s are encouraged to check the email address that they have on file with CRNM for instructions…
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Book your place at the Best Banting Gala

November is Diabetes Awareness month, with World Diabetes Day taking place today, November 14, which is the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting, the co-discoverer of insulin along with Charles Best in 1922. The Manitoba branch of Diabetes…
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Amended WCB policy adds importance to WSRs

We have often shared with members the importance of filling out Workload Staffing Reports, also known as WSRs, and now they have become even more so. The Workers Compensation Board (WCB) this year amended its policy when deciding whether workers are
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CFNU open letter to premiers demands action on nursing shortage

The Premiers of Canada’s provinces and territories met in Halifax, N.S., on November 5 and 6 to discuss a wide variety of issues, including healthcare. Only a couple days before their meeting was set to begin, the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions
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Next Catalysts for Care event on Nov. 14

The topic for the upcoming Catalysts for Care virtual presentation is Identifying and understanding disparities in undergraduate nursing education with Dr. Vanessa Van Bewer, RN, PhD, Assistant Professor University of Manitoba, College of Nursing.
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Pressure is on for Pharmacare

Health care organizations and unions have ramped up their pressure on the federal government to push for a universal Pharmacare program. CFNU has a petition calling on the Trudeau government to “provide equal access to affordable prescription…
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CIHI report points to need for safe staffing levels: CFNU

The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) is pointing to a report from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) that demonstrates the need for safe staffing to protect patient safety. Amidst chronic staffing shortages,…
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HUB member benefits reminder

A reminder that as a member of MNU, you have access to a customized Member Benefits Marketplace! Over the next editions of The Pulse, we will be featuring different benefits that MNU members may be interested in. Within the Marketplace, you…
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