A government spokesman said it was up to the faculty association and the university to achieve the 2.5% austerity target in a mutually agreed manner. Superiors/administrators speak to Marcie MacDonald Staff Relations Officer 204-474-8393 Marcie.Macdonald@umanitoba.ca “Honestly, we don`t understand. The university refuses to explain what this means for us,” he said of the demand for wage cuts due to the pandemic, according to the province. Students return to university when economics has a hiccup. and they are preparing for a booming economy,” Shaw said. We think it`s time to invest in Manitoba`s universities. Michael Shaw, president of the University of Manitoba Faculty Association, says this is another blow for its members who participated on the 16th they will not quickly reach an agreement with the university administration. Three unions from the University of Manitoba representing non-university staff participated, but not the university faculty. Students at université de Saint-Boniface (USB) – the only publicly funded post-funding institution in Manitoba without on-campus daycare – are hoping the university. “Part of our university community has already joined our collective fight against COVID-19 and we are very grateful,” Finance Minister Scott Fielding said in a statement. The government has ordered the university administration to aim for a 2.5 percent reduction in the faculty`s labor cost, as it negotiates salaries for the 2020-21 school year. Interpretation of collective agreement and guidelines, hiring process, working conditions In the final year of their four-year collective agreement, UMFA and the U of M administration agreed to renegotiate wages after the Manitoba Labour Board found that the university is engaged in an unfair labour practice on government instructions.
The union complained that the university had withdrawn a salary offer. Supervisory training and support with respect to collective agreements, human rights legislation, employment standards The province has requested similar pay cuts from Winnipeg School Division bus drivers and some Manitoba Hydro workers, attributing the pandemic. The AESES Collective Agreement 2015-2019 (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader) AESES Payroll Plan The Progressive Conservative government embarked on a new initiative to find financial savings when the pandemic began withdrawing government revenues in the spring. Last Thursday afternoon, dozens of vehicles and a few cyclists toured the Manitoba Legislature site and honked their horns in protest at the government`s wage shutdown. In other cases in Manitoba, public sector employees took a few days of unpaid leave instead of facing layoffs. . . .