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Share your concerns with government on the incentives

Since the government’s announcement earlier this month, we have heard from many MNU members that the current incentives do not address certain significant areas of nursing and nursing needs. We know that we have well over 2,000 vacant nursing…
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CSSB videos, seminars available for grandfathered MNU members

MNU members who were grandfathered into the Civil Service Superannuation Board of Manitoba (CSSB) and remain in this pension plan can view pre-recorded videos or sign up for in-person seminars. The CSSB has two pre-recorded information…
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Incentives MOA Q&A

At MNU, we understand that the recent Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on the new incentives for nurses holding positions with Central Table Employers may leave our members with questions. The Manitoba government held a press conference on…
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MNU statement on the Manitoba Government’s Throne Speech

Today, the Manitoba government of Premier Heather Stefanson delivered its second Throne Speech. As a province, our priority should be on delivering comprehensive patient care to all Manitobans. This is something we have not been able to do…
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Manitoba government announces incentives

The Manitoba government held a press conference today to announce additional incentives for nurses holding positions with Central Table employers. There are a number of new elements and/or improvements of compensation for nurses and, worthy…
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Retro payment info for MNU members at River East PCH

MNU is pleased to announce the recent and successful conclusion of collective bargaining with River East Personal Care Home. Congratulations to our members in Local 110! Now that the ratification of this new Collective Agreement has been…
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Regional Constitution vote info for Shared Health, WRHA sent out to members

MNU sent out notices via email last week with information on votes that will be held regarding the new Regional Local structures for Shared Health and WRHA. These notices were sent to all MNU members who have Shared Health as their Employer,…
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Retro payment info for MNU members at Extendicare

MNU is pleased to announce the recent and successful conclusion of collective bargaining with Extendicare. Congratulations to our members in Locals 8, 74, 78 and 92! Now that the ratification of this new Collective Agreement has been…
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MNU welcomes news of BCNU joining CFNU

The Manitoba Nurses Union is pleased with the announcement shared yesterday that the British Columbia Nurses’ Union (BCNU) has officially joined the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU), which is our nation’s largest frontline nurses’…
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MNU awaiting details on "comprehensive plan" for nurses

Last week, Manitoba Health Minister Audrey Gordon said during a press conference that a “comprehensive plan” to address the nurse staffing shortage will be coming in the next week. We are eagerly awaiting the details of this “comprehensive…
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Online WSRs coming to Northern Health Central Table sites Nov. 7, 2022

MNU is proud to announce that we have secured RHA agreement to launch the Online WSR to Northern Health Central Table sites as of November 7, 2022. Members working at these sites will receive an email later this week with Online WSR resources…
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Fall Education Conference videos available for viewing

The results from our post-Fall Education Conference survey were very encouraging and we thank all those who took the time to answer the survey! The results showed that 96% of polled attendees found the content presented at the Conference…
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Supreme Court delivers disappointing end to wage freeze legal battle

At MNU, we are deeply disappointed with the recent decision by the Supreme Court of Canada to not hear our appeal on the public-sector wage freeze legislation known as Bill 28: The Public Services Sustainability Act. Since the Supreme Court…
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WFP pays tribute to Vera Chernecki

The Winnipeg Free Press shared a lovely, in-depth tribute to the life of Vera Chernecki, former MNU President, in their Passages section on October 22, 2022. Here is an excerpt: An admired and inspiring leader with a 36-year career in health…
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CFNU, MNU President meets with PM, Federal Health Minister in Ottawa

The National Executive Board of the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) held in-person meetings in Ottawa from Oct. 3 to 5 that included Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Seniors Kamal Khera,…
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