While transit workers have insisted they are not looking to start a back-to-school strike, UMSU is preparing for anything.
With the possibility of either a strike from Winnipeg transit workers or a lockout of workers by the city looming, UMSU has voted to remain neutral — for now.
With the Manitoba provincial election less than a month away, UMSU has been meeting with parties to ensure students’ voices are heard.
UMSU is in the process of creating four working groups.
Cuts to printing services and additional funding for marketing are some of the more prominent changes to this year’s UMSU budget, which was introduced at a board meeting last week.
UMSU plans for a flexible parking pass have finally come to fruition, with parking services set to launch a pilot program in September, 2019.
These measures come after a turbulent period for the university, with several allegations of sexual misconduct from faculty toward students coming to light in the last two years.
While those looking to produce films in Manitoba can look forward to a fruitful 2019, the budget tabled by the provincial government yesterday sets a far bleaker scene for those interested in studying them.
Among UMSU’s recently-proposed governance restructuring is a possible amendment to close all meetings of its selections committee from public purview.
Campaigning will begin Feb. 25 following reading week and voting will run from March 6-8.