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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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One Year Later: Reflections on CFNU's National Day of Action

Just over a year has gone by since MNU participated in the CFNU’s National Day of Action by hosting a press conference on the front steps of the Manitoba Legislature.
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Message from MNU President Darlene Jackson

Yesterday we were finally able to gather together for Labour Day, which before the COVID-19 pandemic was an annual event but had to put on hold for the past two years. There was the formal ceremony at Memorial Park and then we marched along…
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MNU President Darlene Jackson checks in from Premier's Meeting in Victoria

Today I’m writing to you from the 2022 Summer Meeting of Canada’s Premiers, which is being put on by the Council of the Federation, and is being held in-person in Victoria, B.C. The Council of the Federation is comprised of all 13…
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MNU President Darlene Jackson reflects on recent conferences

Over the past couple weeks, I had the opportunity to attend two conferences of note: first, a national summit on the staffing crisis facing nurses with the Canadian Federation of Nurses, and then the Prairie Labour School on June 6 and…
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Urgent Bargaining Update

It is with grateful hearts that we announce we have reached an agreement!
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Statement from MNU re: MOA

MNU has, from the very beginning of the pandemic, called for a COVID premium for all nurses. We recognize the impact this virus has had on every part of our health care system.
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