Call for PCBC nominations

Publish date: Monday, May 02, 2016

The call for election/appointment of the Provincial Collective Bargaining Committee (PCBC) is commencing for a new PCBC for the term that encompasses the 2017 provincial central table negotiations. 

The breakdown of representatives per region is as follows:

Regional Health Authority Number of Representatives
Northern Region 1
Southern Region 2
Prairie Mountain Region 3
Interlake-Eastern Region 1
Winnipeg Community & Health Care Region 1
Winnipeg Long Term Care Region 1
Health Sciences Centre 1
St. Boniface Hospital 1
Misericordia/ Riverview 1
Seven Oaks/ Concordia 1
Grace/ Victoria 1

Criteria for running

  1. Members interested in running for election to the PCBC should keep the following criteria in mind:
  2. Representatives are to be elected (appointed) for a term which encompasses the upcoming provincial negotiations;
  3. Members must possess a general understanding of unionism and the negotiating process;
  4. Members must have a permanent position with the Employer in the facility(s) / region(s) they represent;
  5. Members must be active within their Local/Worksite and have a working knowledge of the collective agreement;
  6. Elected (appointed) representatives must commit themselves to the necessary time involved in negotiations;
  7. Members must attend the Annual Meeting and Regional Meetings at the Annual Meeting when requested by the President of MNU;
  8. Members may be teamed up for special information meetings related to negotiations as necessary.

Make a nomination

Each nomination must be made by a MNU member and supported by two additional members.  Please include a brief resume with each nomination, including regional/local/worksite involvement, employment summary and any other relevant information.  All nominations and resumes must be received at the provincial MNU office by midnight on Monday, May 16, 2016.

Download Nomination Form

Election Process

Elections, if required, will take place between the hours of 0001 and 2359 on Thursday, June 23rd, 2016.

This year, MNU will be using Simply Voting to conduct the electronic voting process.  Each elector will be provided with an instruction letter and PIN to access the Simply Voting website where they can view the resumes of the candidates. 

On June 23rd, 2016, the member will be able to access a tamper-proof electronic ballot.  Once the voter has submitted the ballot, the results are encrypted and kept anonymous.  The voter is issued a receipt and is blocked from voting in this election again.  Once voting has ended, the results will be immediately available to the Nominations & Elections Committee.

Successful candidates will be notified by the Nominations Committee on Friday, June 24th, 2016.

If you have any questions, please email Tracy Wood at the MNU office or call 942-1320, ext. 228.

*Please note, the elections process outlined in this memorandum is not applicable to those Locals who are not represented at central table bargaining, as well as, St. Boniface Nurses Local 5.

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