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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 Today, workers from Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) represented by…

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Indigenous Peoples of Saskatchewan

Indigenous Peoples of Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan is the traditional territory of the Cree, Dene, Dakota, Nakota, and Saulteaux peoples and the homeland of the Métis Nation. SGEU is grateful for the opportunity to work and live here. Learn about these peoples with the…

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Recognizing Indigenous history

Recognizing Indigenous history

June is National Indigenous History Month and today is National Indigenous Peoples Day. This month and day are a time to recognize the rich history, heritage, resilience and diversity of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. It’s…

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Pride glossary

Pride glossary

June is Gender and Sexual Diversity Pride Month in Saskatchewan! This month on our social media channels, we'll be sharing a Pride Glossary featuring different key terms and definitions from the book "The Queens' English: The…

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SGEU reaffirms its commitment to gender equality on Menstrual Health Day

SGEU reaffirms its commitment to gender equality on Menstrual Health Day

Workplaces and governments urged to provide free menstrual products in all bathrooms Regina, SK – The Saskatchewan Government and General Employees’ Union (SGEU) reaffirmed its commitment to promoting gender equality on Menstrual…

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SGEU members fighting fires to help SK residents return home

SGEU members fighting fires to help SK residents return home

Over the past few weeks, many Saskatchewan residents, including hundreds of SGEU members, have been affected by the more than 20 wildfires raging in our province. For people in northern communities, this has meant a complete disruption to their…

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SGEU President calls on Premier to increase support for Continuing Care Assistants

SGEU President calls on Premier to increase support for Continuing Care Assistants

An open letter to Premier Moe from SGEU President Tracey Sauer Dear Premier, This week, your government is observing National Nursing Week. As you acknowledge the work of our province’s nurses, I write to call on your support for an…

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2023 Convention Election Results

2023 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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A Bold Past & Bright Future: Convention 2023 Report

A Bold Past & Bright Future: Convention 2023 Report

Message from President Tracey Sauer Dear members, Saturday, April 29, marked the end of our 2023 annual Convention. Convention is SGEU’s supreme decision-making body. Each year, members elect delegates to represent the membership by…

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SGEU donates $27,000 to Make-A-Wish Saskatchewan

SGEU donates $27,000 to Make-A-Wish Saskatchewan

Donation will help make life-changing wishes come true for children with critical illnesses REGINA, Sask.—The Public Service Government Employment (PS/GE) Bargaining Unit of the Saskatchewan Government & General Employees’…

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Farewell to on tap public profits from liquor sales

Farewell to on tap public profits from liquor sales

March 2023 has come and gone, and with it the last of the SLGA public retail stores have also disappeared thanks to a misguided and illogical decision by the provincial government to shut them down. The decision was announced as part of the…

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Provincial budget fails community-based organizations and those they support

Provincial budget fails community-based organizations and those they support

Joint media release from SGEU, CUPE and SEIU-West March 29, 2023 REGINA, Sask.—Three unions representing workers at over 70 community-based organizations (CBOs) across the province are condemning the provincial budget for yet again…

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Last liquor store closures mark end of an era, says SGEU

Last liquor store closures mark end of an era, says SGEU

Saskatchewan bids farewell to public liquor profits REGINA, Sask.—On Saturday, the last seven SLGA stores in the province will close their doors, bringing an end to public retail liquor in Saskatchewan. After decades of fighting…

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SGEU President writes to Premier Moe regarding health care funding

SGEU President writes to Premier Moe regarding health care funding

In mid-February, SGEU President Tracey Sauer wrote to Premier Moe, urging him to take immediate action to address the health care crisis in our province. Our union represents 2,500 front-line health care workers and it is on their…

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Share your input on renaming SGEU Boardrooms

Share your input on renaming SGEU Boardrooms

Help us choose new names for our Prince Albert, Saskatoon and Regina boardrooms Saskatchewan is the traditional territory of the Cree, Dene, Dakota, Nakota, Lakota, and Saulteaux peoples and the homeland of the Métis nation.  We are…

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Message from Hali Topinka, on National Ribbon Skirt Day Reflection

Message from Hali Topinka, on National Ribbon Skirt Day Reflection

As we celebrate Indigenous Storytelling Month, a time dedicated to honouring Indigenous traditions and culture, I would like to reflect on a recent example of the power of these traditions: National Ribbon Skirt Day.  This day originated…

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