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SGEU PS/GE Negotiating Committee reaches tentative agreement with province

For immediate release May 14, 2024 Regina, SK—Following mediation, the Saskatchewan Government and General Employees’ Union (SGEU) Public Service/Government…

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Sign on to Pharmacare

Sign on to Pharmacare

Sign on to Pharmacare is a campaign brought to you by the Saskatchewan Health Coalition. SGEU is a member of the Saskatchewan Health Coalition. The recent introduction of Bill C-64, also known as the Pharmacare Act, is an encouraging first…

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2024 Convention Report

2024 Convention Report

The theme of this year’s Convention was “Reconnect.” Delegates from across the province reconnected from April 25 to 27 to discuss issues, debate resolutions and make important decisions. We elected table officers and…

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2024 convention election results

2024 convention election results

Thank you to everyone who put their name forward for one of the positions up for election. Our union is made strong through member engagement, one aspect of which is serving in leadership positions. Congrats to all newly elected officials!…

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Tri-union committee requests follow-up meeting with Minister Makowsky

Tri-union committee requests follow-up meeting with Minister Makowsky

Last November, community-based organization (CBO) members from SGEU, SEIU-West, and CUPE Saskatchewan met with the Honourable Gene Makowsky, Minister of Social Services. The group shared about the need for multi-year funding and offered ideas…

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SGEU committee spotlight: Meet the Anti-Privatization Committee

SGEU committee spotlight: Meet the Anti-Privatization Committee

The SGEU Anti-Privatization Committee assists sectors and bargaining units in preventing and reversing privatization, highlights the benefits of public services, and educates the membership on the negative consequences of privatization. …

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SGEU committee spotlight: Women's Committee

SGEU committee spotlight: Women's Committee

Meet the women’s committee! The SGEU Women’s Committee brings awareness to issues affecting women members, encourages women to participate in union activities, and works with other women’s organizations to advocate for women…

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Thursday tales wrap-up

Thursday tales wrap-up

February marks Indigenous Storytelling Month, a time when Indigenous culture and knowledge are beautifully conveyed through traditional stories. It’s a fantastic opportunity to immerse ourselves in the rich heritage and narratives…

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PS/GE Bargaining Unit reaches impasse with Government of Saskatchewan

PS/GE Bargaining Unit reaches impasse with Government of Saskatchewan

February 7, 2024 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Public Service/Government Employment (PS/GE) bargaining unit of the Saskatchewan Government and General Employees’ Union (SGEU) has reached an impasse in its contract negotiations with the…

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A holiday message from President Tracey Sauer

A holiday message from President Tracey Sauer

Hope for the holidays Around this time of year, many of us take up holiday traditions—little things we do to celebrate the season and feel connected to our family and friends. Mine is listening to Christmas music. It drives my family…

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Unions to Social Services Minister: Don’t fumble the ball on community-based organizations

Unions to Social Services Minister: Don’t fumble the ball on community-based organizations

Unions to Social Services Minister: Don’t fumble the ball on community-based organizations Today, workers from Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) represented by CUPE, SEIU-West, and SGEU gathered at the legislature to send a simple…

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Appreciation for workers in community-based organizations

Appreciation for workers in community-based organizations

The Government of Saskatchewan has proclaimed November 6 as CBO Worker Appreciation Day. This day recognizes the exemplary work done every day by the staff and organizations who provide critical supports and services to citizens. If you are…

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Celebrating Health Care Providers' Week

Celebrating Health Care Providers' Week

The Government of Saskatchewan has proclaimed October 29 to November 4, 2023, as Health Care Providers’ Week in Saskatchewan. Every day, health care providers work behind the scenes to care for the people of Saskatchewan. They include…

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Introducing our new Member Services Officers (MSOs)

Introducing our new Member Services Officers (MSOs)

I’m pleased to announce a new service for SGEU members who have questions or need assistance with labour relations issues at their workplace.  You can now connect with a Member Services Officer (MSO) at SGEU who can quickly assist…

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President of SGEU condemns invocation of the notwithstanding clause

President of SGEU condemns invocation of the notwithstanding clause

Statement from SGEU President Tracey Sauer: The Government of Saskatchewan is yet again showing us where their priorities lie. After a Court of King’s Bench judge ordered a temporary injunction against their pronoun policy on Thursday,…

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