Lorna Hamilton - Chairperson (Health)
Mike Calow (Public Service)
Deron Staffen (Crowns)
Diane Langlois (Education)
Damara Seudath (Community Services)
Patty Weber (Retail Regulatory)
Laena Buller (Human Rights/Equity)
Larry Buchinski - Staff Advisor
Our scholarshhip of $500 is available to all SGEU members in good standing, their spouses or dependents.
Awards will be made on the basis of a 500 word essay written in your own words about what occupational health and safety is and/or what it means to you and workers' rights.
To apply: Send a letter of application, the 500 word essay, confirmation of enrollment in an accredited school and a copy of the SGEU membership card.
Application Deadline: August 31, 2014
Contact: Larry Buchinski, Occupational Health & Safety Scholarship, SGEU, 1440 Broadway Avenue, Regina SK S4P 1E2, tel. no. (306) 775.7245 or email lbuchinski [at] sgeu [dot] org
In passing its own Occupational Health and Safety Act, Saskatchewan institutes the concept of internal responsibility system by making health and safety a joint responsibility of employer and employees and requiring the establishment of joint health and safety committees. It enshrines three fundamental rights of workers:
Please view the link below for the video in regards to Bill C-4 and also, please note the petition as well. There have already been 7,000 people fill out letters to the MPs, so please circulate as widely as possible.
English Petition: http://www.canadianlabour.ca/right-to-refuse-unsafe-work
French Petition: http://www.congresdutravail.ca/droit-de-refuser-travail-dangereux