Episode 1 — Labour Day Special (released: September 6, 2021)
Happy Labour Day! Our first episode features SGEU president Tracey Sauer and SFL president Lori Johb discussing what this pandemic has taught us about the role of unions in our society.
Episode 2 — Long-Term Care (released: September 13, 2021)
Our second episode features SGEU 1st Vice-President Diane Ralph and Researcher Taylor Bendig discussing how the pandemic has affected workers and residents in long-term care, what challenges our system is facing, and what we have to do to make it better.
Our third episode features Corrections Officer Diane Beaulieu and Labour Relations Officer Glenn Billingsley talking about the risks corrections workers take each day and why we must recognize their role in keeping our communities safe.
In our fourth episode we speak to Deanna Ogle, community organizer and Saskatchewan's Representative with the Canadian Labour Congress, about how frontline workers have been affected by the pandemic and what we can do to ensure all workers have access to safe, fair workplaces.
Episode 5 — Workers' Mental Health & COVID (released: October 12, 2021)
This episode, we talk to Sharon Lupton, National Director of Labour Programs and Services at the United Way Centraide Canada/Canadian Labour Congress, and Corey Linfitt, SGEU member, volunteer firefighter, and member of the Sask First Responders Mental Health Committee, about how the pandemic has affected workers mental health and what unions are doing to provide some much-needed support.
Episode 6 — A Pandemic Recovery for Women (released: October 20, 2021)
In the series finale, we talk to Elizabeth Kwan, senior researcher at the Canadian Labour Congress, and Tanya Turner, chair of the SGEU Women's Committee about how the pandemic has disproportionately affected women and how to create an economic recovery that benefits workers of all genders.