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MindWell for Healthcare Workers is BACK

The MindWell for Healthcare Workers program, sponsored by Wellness Together Canada via Health Canada, is once again being offered to nurses in Manitoba. Thousands of healthcare workers have joined this MindWell program in the past two years…
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New discounts for MNU members: pottery, restaurant and Mark’s

We’re thrilled to share with members a few new discounts that have come our way! Damecca Lounge restaurant is offering MNU members 15% off every Tuesday when members show their MNU Member ID card.
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April message from MNU President Darlene Jackson

We are fast approaching our Manitoba Nurses Union Annual General Meeting, which takes place in Brandon at the Keystone Centre on April 25 and 26. This is the first in-person MNU AGM since 2019, as the 2020 edition was cancelled due to the…
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Long-awaited report on Health Workforce tabled in Ottawa

A new report on the difficult working conditions facing health workers is the latest call for urgent action to address the dire lack of nurses and other health professionals plaguing Canada’s health care system. This new Parliamentary report…
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Solidarity School releases new video on violence in the workplace

Solidarity School has seen many members reaching out to us to share their stories and their needs for support over the last 10 months. We have heard from many members who wish for us to expand our educational offerings and we are not only…
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March 24 is World Tuberculosis Day

Every year, March 24 marks World Tuberculosis (TB) Day, an annual campaign led by the WHO to recognize the day in 1882 when the bacterium causing TB was discovered and to raise awareness about TB. The theme for 2023 is: Yes! We can end TB! On…
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Reminder: Please CHECK consent BOX in violence reports

It has come to our attention that Employers have made changes to the reports related to violence that is making it more difficult for your union to receive a copy of these reports. This is also the case with reporting work injuries due to…
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UPDATE: MNU reporting forms suspended

Since April of 2022, online reporting forms for mandatory overtime, reassignments and missed breaks or meals have been available to MNU members across the province. We recently reviewed this initiative and have made the difficult decision to…
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March message from MNU President Darlene Jackson

Via our social media channels, we recently marked the third anniversary of the COVID-19 outbreak, which was declared on March 11, 2020. While life has slowly returned to normal for some, we know that the aftershocks of the pandemic are still…
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Embrace Equity during this year's IWD

Today, the world marked International Women’s Day (IWD)! This year’s campaign calls on us to embrace equity within our own spheres of influence, such as on social media with the hashtag #EmbraceEquity. This day calls to action accelerating…
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Spring ahead with daylight savings time

A friendly reminder that with spring on the way, daylight savings time begins on Sunday, March 12, 2023. Article 1606 of the Collective Agreement states: “Overtime worked as a result of the changeover from Daylight Savings Time to Central…
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Two new How-To-Guides available for members

MNU Education is pleased to announce a pair of recent additions to our How to Guide library. How To: Vacation Planning provides insight into the vacation planning process including deadlines, information on vacation carry-over, special…
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February Message from MNU President Darlene Jackson

Two weeks ago I was in Ottawa to attend meetings with the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions and attend a rally for Pharmacare that was already planned by the Canadian Health Coalition (CHC) before the Prime Minister announced his meeting…
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New discounts for MNU members

We have two sweet discounts that have been added to our Member Discount Program. Transcona bakery sweet C bakery Inc. is offering a 10% discount for MNU members. Please visit the store, located at B-1171 Kildare Avenue East, for more…
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MNU member receives Lifesaving Society Award

Our sincerest congratulations go out to MNU member Blake Morden, who received a Rescue and Honour Award from the Lifesaving Society of Manitoba during a ceremony at Government House on January 26, 2023. Blake, who is an ICU trained nurse and…
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