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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…

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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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President’s Message on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

President’s Message on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

A Word from your President and your Union SGEU is proud of the work that we have done on our path to truth and reconciliation. But there is still a significant amount of work left to do. We must continue to educate ourselves and others in…

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Message from Hali Topinka, on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Message from Hali Topinka, on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

In the spirit of truth and reconciliation, we honour and acknowledge the children who never returned home and the Survivors of residential schools, as well as their families and communities. I encourage you to take this day…

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SGEU celebrates Saskatchewan’s public service workers in new campaign

SGEU celebrates Saskatchewan’s public service workers in new campaign

The Saskatchewan Government and General Employees’ Union (SGEU) is launching a new awareness campaign on Monday, September 25 to raise awareness around the value of Saskatchewan’s public services and the work their members do. SGEU…

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SGEU celebrates grand opening of new Saskatoon office

SGEU celebrates grand opening of new Saskatoon office

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 19, 2023 SASKATOON, Sask.—SGEU members, elected officials and staff gathered with community members and dignitaries today for the grand opening of SGEU’s new Saskatoon office, located at 802 Queen…

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Workers, this day is for you

Workers, this day is for you

Federal public service workers. Education workers. Port workers. Liquor store employees. Actors.   Across North America, we’re seeing workers take action to win better working conditions and wages in the wake of…

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Solidarity with striking MGEU members who work at MB Liquor & Lotteries

Solidarity with striking MGEU members who work at MB Liquor & Lotteries

Earlier this month, SGEU President Tracey Sauer sent a letter of solidarity and support to the Manitoba Government and General Employees' Union (MGEU) President Kyle Ross regarding MGEU's strike action against Manitoba Liquor &…

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SGEU supports members fighting fires away from home

SGEU supports members fighting fires away from home

As wildfires rage across the country, affecting communities in B.C. and the Northwest Territories, SGEU members continue to work on the frontlines. Members of the Public Service Government Employment (PS/GE) bargaining unit employed by the…

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Speak Up Saskatchewan

Speak Up Saskatchewan

Speak up Saskatchewan is a campaign brought to you by the Saskatchewan Federation of Labour. Regular people keep Saskatchewan moving forward and help our communities thrive.  But, for too long now, Saskatchewan families like yours…

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