A government spokesman said it was an attack by the faculty association and the university to reach the 2.5% austerity target by mutual agreement. Letters from the Agreement – UWFA Regular Academic Staff Unit Last Thursday afternoon, dozens of vehicles and some cyclists walked around Manitoba`s legislation website and honked their horns in protest at the government`s wage cuts. Letter of Understanding re: Gender Based Salary Differentials Genuwine Cellars, a Winnipeg-based company that designs and builds high-quality, custom wine cellars, presented its unique work on campus as part of the University of… Jamie Moses, the NDP`s critic for economic development and training, said any union should have the right to negotiate a fair deal. The Progressive Conservative government took a new initiative to achieve financial savings when the pandemic began emptying government revenues in the spring. The government opted for a 2.5% reduction in faculty appropriations, as these are the weighted average savings of the other three bargaining units: Unifor, the Employment Assistance Services Association (EESA) and the Canadian Union of Local Employees 1482. Both sides are already at the negotiating table. Members of the U-m-Faculty recently voted in favour of access to the strike line in the conflict. In the end, the government relied on a significantly smaller 2.2% reduction in non-essential operating costs.
First, the province has asked universities, schools and crown groups to find, among other publicly funded institutions, ways to reduce staff costs by up to 30%. The request was strongly rejected by the workers` groups. A 14-storey apartment complex, planned on land adjacent to the University of Manitoba campus, is expected to exceed 200 units for… Supervisor Training and Support for Collective Agreements, Human Rights Laws, Employment Standards For the final year of their four-year collective agreement, UMFA and U of M-Administration agreed on a wage renegotiation after the Manitoba Labour Council established the university in an unfair practice of government-directed labour.