COVID-19 Info & Updates
AESES is working very hard to keep the interests of our members at the top of everyone’s mind. The situation is changing hourly and it is a challenge to stay abreast of the changing messages and instructions that are being relayed. Nevertheless, we have every intention of continuing to push the employers to keep our members’ interests and well-being at the forefront. Please know that we will inform our members as new information is obtained.
All AESES members should be following the direction provided by your university, the Province of Manitoba and Health Canada. This includes practicing social distancing and regular hand-washing. Most importantly, be sure to self-isolate if you are experiencing flu-like symptoms and contact Health Links.
AESES’ Messages to Our Members
March 19, 2020 – Information gleaned from meetings with UM and UW Administration. Read more
March 18, 2020 – AESES Office closure and event cancellations. Read more
March 16, 2020 – Communications with our membership regarding COVID-19. Read more
AESES’ Communication with the Universities
March 24, 2020 – President Trimbee’s response to AESES (UW)
March 24, 2020 – Human Resources’ response to AESES (UW)
March 20, 2020 – AESES’ letter to President Trimbee (UW)
March 19, 2020 – AESES’ letter to UW Human Resources
March 12, 2020 – AESES’ letter to UW Human Resources
Sign the Petition
Add your name to the petition. It calls on the Manitoba government to immediately implement fourteen (14) days of paid job-protected leave for all workers in the province during the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the logic that “no worker should have to choose between a paycheque and public safety in the middle of a global pandemic.”
Manitoba COVID-19 Screening Tool
Some helpful information from Manitoba’s Shared Health group during these challenging times:
Before you call Health Links, take a few seconds to answer some questions that could help determine your next steps about being tested for COVID-19. Access the COVID-19 screening tool.
- Province of Manitoba Health
- Government of Canada COVID-19 Updates
- Government of Canada Travel Notices
University Notices to their Staff
March 31, 2020 – After careful consideration, the University has decided not to charge staff parking permit holders for the month of April 2020 due to the current events surrounding COVID-19. Therefore, you will not see a withdrawal from your bank account for parking fees this upcoming month. All staff will retain their space in the lot they currently occupy.
If you no longer require use of your staff parking permit and wish to cancel for April, please complete a Staff Parking Cancellation form –https://umanitoba.ca/campus/parking/media/Staff_Parking_Cancellation.pdf – and return by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please continue to check our website for updates – http://umanitoba.ca/parking. We will also send another communication as new information becomes available.
Parking Services thanks you for your consideration at this time.