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SGEU donates $3,000 to Hector Thiboutot Community School

Donation will help ensure children have full stomachs so they can focus on their studies   The Saskatchewan Government & General Employees’ Union (SGEU) has…

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SGEU stands with Star Blanket Cree Nation

SGEU stands with Star Blanket Cree Nation

[CW: This statement contains distressing details concerning residential schools.] Yesterday, Star Blanket Cree Nation announced it has located over 2,000 underground anomalies at the site of the former Lebret Indian Industrial School over the…

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A message from the President

A message from the President

Happy New Year! I hope that you had a wonderful and warm holiday season. It's no secret that this time of year can be difficult for many folks in our community, so it is always heartwarming to see SGEU members go out of their way to…

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Order your 2023 SGEU Calendar

Order your 2023 SGEU Calendar

It's the perfect time to order your 2023 SGEU calendar! The calendar is the product of a contest where children and grandchildren of SGEU members submitted drawings representing what they want to be when they grow up. We have a limited…

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SGEU's Save Our Stores campaign brings fight to save public liquor stores to legislature

SGEU's Save Our Stores campaign brings fight to save public liquor stores to legislature

Photo: SGEU President Tracey Sauer speaks at a rally organized by the Saskatchewan Federation of Labour on October 27, 2022. Saskatchewan residents support saving SLGA stores through petition signing and letter writing campaign Today, the…

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SFL statement of solidarity with SGEU members at public liquor stores

SFL statement of solidarity with SGEU members at public liquor stores

Photo: Saskatchewan Federation of Labour President Lori Johb leads a rallying cry of solidarity at a rally at the Legislature on October 27, 2022. The Saskatchewan Federation of Labour and Saskatchewan’s labour movement stands in…

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SGEU brings SOS campaign to Prince Albert

SGEU brings SOS campaign to Prince Albert

Union seeks support to save SLGA stores REGINA, Sask.—Members of the Saskatchewan Government and General Employees’ Union (SGEU) are in Prince Albert today, seeking support for the Save Our Stores campaign that opposes the…

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Save Our SLGA Stores

Save Our SLGA Stores

Times are tough for Saskatchewan residents. The government isn't making it easier. They decided to privatize the retail side of SLGA and close all public liquor stores; stores that make a profit. That means less money to support public…

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Statement from SGEU President on government decision to privatize remaining public liquor stores

Statement from SGEU President on government decision to privatize remaining public liquor stores

I have spent the last few days in a state of shock and total sadness. I know I am not alone. Many of us are feeling disbelief and anger, but no one more than the SGEU members who learned suddenly this week that they are losing their jobs over…

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Growth for everyone? SGEU challenges the claim in today’s Throne Speech

Growth for everyone? SGEU challenges the claim in today’s Throne Speech

Photo caption: Bob Stadnichuk, SGEU Vice-President and representative from the SLGA bargaining unit is interviewed by Allison Bamford of CTV News Regina. Today’s Throne Speech is titled Growth that Works for…

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Reflections on SGEU's trip to Northern Saskatchewan

Reflections on SGEU's trip to Northern Saskatchewan

On September 25, SGEU President Tracey Sauer, Retail Regulatory Sector Vice-President Ralph Rathgeber, Indigenous Vice-President Hali Topinka, and Communications Officer Ellen Paulley embarked on a road trip to Northern Saskatchewan. Over the…

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Message from Hali Topinka, on Day of Truth and Reconciliation

Message from Hali Topinka, on Day of Truth and Reconciliation

When people think about getting another statutory holiday, they may be excited by the prospect of getting a whole day off to go shopping, catch up on their shows, or enjoy those final days of warm weather at the lake.  …

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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 Day of Truth and Reconciliation is important to all Canadians. It brings awareness and provides recognition and understanding of the devastating impact of residential schools. We have been lobbying the…

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Prince Albert Office grand opening

Prince Albert Office grand opening

Photo: Vice President Diane Ralph, Building Committee member Pat Sander, Metis elder Deborah Smith, Prince Albert Ward 4 Councillor Don Cody, President Tracey Sauer, Exec. Director Rikki Botte, Building Committee member Carol Yuzik, SGEU…

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SGEU calendar contest

SGEU calendar contest

How to enter Create an original drawing on 8.5 x 11-inch paper that responds to the question: What would you like to be when you grow up? Mail or drop off the entry to the SGEU head office at 1011 Devonshire Drive, Regina, SK S4X 2X4 by…

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