MGEU's Olfert speaks up for Manitoba government nurses

'Worth just as much - hour for hour - as the work of nurses elsewhere in Manitoba.' NUPGE, September 3, 2008 Winnipeg - The Manitoba Government and General Employees' Union (MGEU/NUPGE) says nurses working in the Manitoba Civil Service are being mistreated by the province when compared with nurses working under the Manitoba Nurses Union (MNU) contract. For many years, nurses working in the Manitoba Civil Service have worked longer hours than their colleagues working in other health care facilities and have done so for less pay. With the recent MNU settlement, this gap in pay has widened even further, says MGEU president Peter Olfert. ... MGEU