Workforce Relations - Collective Bargaining Updates and Information

Workforce Relations, on behalf of the employer, The Province of Manitoba, is actively participating in collective bargaining negotiations with various bargaining agents. The Province of Manitoba is committed to reaching a renewed collective agreement for its employees at the bargaining table.



 

Core Public Service Bargaining Tables - Status Update - As of February 13, 2024



 

Bargaining Unit

Agreement Expiry Date

Number of Collective Bargaining meetings that have occurred as at August 1, 2023

Upcoming Scheduled Dates

Status

Manitoba Government Employees’ Master Agreement (GEMA)

March 24, 2023

28 days

N/A

Bargaining concluded Ratified January 29, 2024

Corrections Sub-Component of GEMA

March 24, 2023

8 days

N/A

Bargaining concluded Ratified January 29, 2024

The Legal Aid Lawyers’ Association (LALA)

March 24, 2022

 N/A

N/A 

Bargaining has not commenced through agreement of the parties.

The Manitoba Association of Crown Attorneys (MACA)

March 29, 2022

12 days

 

N/A
 

The parties proceeded to interest arbitration and is in receipt of award.

Manitoba Association of Government Engineers (MAGE)

March 25, 2022

5 days 

March 18 & 20

April 8, 10, & 29

May 1

June 17 & 19

Currently Bargaining

Manitoba Ombudsman

New MGEU Bargaining Unit created in June 2022. 

6 days of bargaining

 

12 days of conciliation

Next conciliation dates:

February 20 & 27
 

Parties are participating in Conciliation to achieve first collective agreement.

Direct Support Providers and Child Development Workers (Rural)

May 31, 2019

7 days

 

To be scheduled

Currently bargaining

CUPE 2153 and Department of Families – Support Workers

March 31, 2019

23 days

 

 N/A

Bargaining concluded, ratified  June 29, 2023