If you have any questions about the votes, in the Western RHA, email email@example.com; in the Southern RHA, email firstname.lastname@example.org
March 14, 2013
Southern Region Representation Vote
Earlier today representatives from MAHCP attended the Manitoba Labour Board for the purpose of counting the votes cast by the Technical, Professional and Paramedic employees of this region. This vote occurred as a result of the amalgamation of the 11 Regional Health Authorities into 5 regions.
The result of the voting is:
MGEU – 184
MAHCP – 146
SPOILED – 8
This result is disappointing, but not entirely unexpected. MAHCP maintains the position that the manner in which the votes were carried out denied the employees the right to make an informed decision. We continue to challenge the process.
For now, Professional, Technical and Paramedical employees of the former South Eastman Regional Health Authority continue to be represented by MAHCP until such time that the Manitoba Labour Board issues a new certificate naming the new bargaining agent. Those members continue to work under the terms and conditions of their current Collective Agreement until it expires and a new agreement is negotiated.
Please contact MAHCP or your Labour Relations Officer if you have any questions.
February 11, 2013
Prairie Mountain Representation Vote
Earlier today representatives from MAHCP and MGEU attended the Manitoba Labour Board for the purpose of counting the votes cast by the Technical, Professional and Paramedic employees of this region.
The result of the voting is:
MGEU – 305
MAHCP – 179
SPOILED – 4
“This is a very disappointing result, but the numbers actually point to the validity of our concerns regarding the way the vote was conducted,” MAHCP President Bob Moroz said. The split of the vote mirrors the makeup of the region’s employees. This adds weight to the concern MAHCP had throughout this process in that we were limited in our ability to have direct contact with the Technical, Professional and Paramedical employees of the former Parkland and Assiniboine Health Authorities. The result of this is that many employees were denied the right to make an informed decision. If we had been provided that opportunity, we believe the results would have been very different.
For now, members of the former Brandon RHA continue to be represented by MAHCP until such time that the Manitoba Labour Board concludes the matter.
The MAHCP Executive Council and key staff members will be discussing what steps we plan on taking in the coming days.
Please check back regularly for updates or contact the MAHCP office with any questions you may have.
December 18, 2012
Prairie Mountain Health Representation Vote Update
Representatives of the Manitoba Association of Health Care Professionals attended a meeting called by the Manitoba Labour Board on Wednesday, December 12, 2012. … read more here
December 10, 2012
Manitoba Labour Board meeting re: vote count for Prairie Mountain Health Region to take place on December 12, 2012 . . .read more here
October 3, 2012
Manitoba Labour Board determines process for vote for the Southern Regional Health Authority Technical, Professional, Paramedical Bargaining Unit. …read more here
September 27, 2012
MLB Orders Representational Vote for the Southern Regional Health Authority ….read more here
September 20, 2012
Status Report on Westernal Regional Health Authority Vote ….. click here
August 31, 2012
Informational Meetings for Prairie Mountain Health Technical Professional Paramedical Employees in the former Parkland Region – August & September …. click here
August 13, 2012
Informational Meetings for Prairie Mountain Health Technical Professional Paramedical Employees:
– Former Assiniboine Region (by date or alpha order)
– Former Brandon Region
– Former Parkland Region
Meeting scheduled for Brandon on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at the Victoria Inn starting at 5pm. All Professional, Technical and Paramedical Employees of Prairie Mountain Health welcome.
Click here for more information.
July 25, 2012
Manitoba Labour Board Determines Process for Vote for the Western Regional Health Authority . . . . read more here
July 18, 2012
MAHCP Initiates Process to Unify the Southern RHA Technical, Professional, Paramedical Workers . . . read more here
July 17, 2012
Manitoba Labour Board Orders Representation Vote Proceed, Allowing Western RHA Professional, Technical, Paramedics to Select their Union . . . read more here
July 17, 2012
Manitoba Labour Board Certifies Manitoba Association of Health Care Professionals as the Union for Professional, Technical, Paramedical Employees in the Northern RHA . . . . . read more here
June 27, 2012
Vote Moving Forward as Western RHA & MGEU Agree with MAHCP
MAHCP’s application to amalgamate technical, professional, paramedical bargaining units in the Western RHA continues to move forward. As of June 25th, 2012, both the Western Regional Health Authority and the MGEU have now responded to MAHCP’s application and neither party opposed the application. ……read more here
June 12, 2012
MAHCP Applies to Unify Technical Professional, Paramedical Workers Employed by the Western RHA; Vote to Support MAHCP
On Friday, June 8, 2012, MAHCP applied to the Manitoba Labour Board (Board) to amalgamate the three “Technical, Professional, Paramedical” bargaining units of the newly established Western Regional Health Authority. This application will affect MAHCP members formerly employed by the Brandon RHA as well as the technical, professional, paramedical employees of the former Assiniboine and Parkland RHAs. …….read more here
June 7, 2012
Representation Votes on the Horizon as a Result of Regional Health Authority Amalgamations
As previously reported, the Provincial Government announced that it was amalgamating the eleven Health Authorities in Manitoba to five. ……. read more here re: upcoming meetings
April 17, 2012
Provincial Government Merger Announcement April 17, 2012
MAHCP is in support of government initiatives to improve the delivery of healthcare. Centralization is often a government initiative during tough economic times.
I have been assured through the Minister’s office that there will be no frontline MAHCP member’s jobs affected and no hospitals closed as a result of this. The Government will be creating a Labour Relations Working group. MAHCP will have a seat on that group and will be appointing the appropriate individual to be part of that committee. It is our understanding that the committee will be looking at the logistical ramifications and the impact if any on front line staff with the merging of the health authorities.
At this time it is our understanding that all existing collective agreements remain in effect and staff will continue to be represented by their respective unions. I will continue to update you as more information becomes available.
Wendy Despins MLT