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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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Labour Day social media draw

Labour Day social media draw

*CONTEST CLOSED* Thank you to everyone who participated! Congratulations to Ashley Chambers who was the random draw winner! Enter our Labour Day social media draw (begins Sept. 2 at 12:00 P.M. CST) for your chance to win a prize pack that…

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Bringing you the good things in life

Bringing you the good things in life

A Labour Day message from SGEU President Tracey Sauer As the summer winds down and the hustle and bustle of fall approaches, I am always grateful for Labour Day. It reminds us that many of the things we enjoy over the summer…

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Health care provider unions concerned about new health care recruitment Crown: more red tape is not the answer

Health care provider unions concerned about new health care recruitment Crown: more red tape is not the answer

Joint media release from SGEU, CUPE and SEIU-West REGINA: The unions representing health care providers in Saskatchewan are questioning the creation of the Saskatchewan Health Care Recruitment Agency. “This is just another layer of…

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Get to know Tracey Sauer, our SGEU President

Get to know Tracey Sauer, our SGEU President

Hello, I am Tracy Sauer, President of SGEU. I come from Kelvington, Saskatchewan, where I was the former mayor of Kelvington prior to becoming the President of SGEU in 2021. I have been re-elected in 2022 for a two-year term, which I'm very…

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A message from Hali Topinka, Indigenous Vice-President

A message from Hali Topinka, Indigenous Vice-President

[TW: Mentions of Residential Schools, Colonization] Seven years ago, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) called on the Roman Catholic Church to apologize for the role they played in the residential school system. On Monday, Pope…

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SGEU statement on reproductive rights

SGEU statement on reproductive rights

Last week, the Supreme Court of the United States overturned a landmark precedent set 50 years ago in Roe v. Wade and ruled against the constitutional right to access safe and legal abortion care. This not only jeopardizes the reproductive…

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National Indigenous Peoples Day

National Indigenous Peoples Day

Message from Hali Topinka, SGEU Indigenous VP National Indigenous Peoples Day was first recognized in 1996, following recommendations from The National Indian Brotherhood (now the Assembly of First Nations) and the Royal Commission on…

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SGEU dismayed government voted against paid sick days

SGEU dismayed government voted against paid sick days

Nearly one year ago, I wrote to Don Morgan, Minister for Labour Relations and Workplace Safety, calling for legislated paid sick days for all workers in Saskatchewan. I did this because workers should not have to make the choice of going to work…

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SGEU stands in solidarity with Indigenous women, girls, and two-spirit people

SGEU stands in solidarity with Indigenous women, girls, and two-spirit people

Trigger warning: This post discusses the topic of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and two-spirit people. If you are affected by this conversation and require immediate emotional support, the National MMIWG crisis line is available…

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Election results from your 2022 Convention

Election results from your 2022 Convention

Congratulations to the following members of our union who were elected to serve two-year terms representing SGEU: • President – Tracey Sauer • NUPGE Vice-President – Mark Wells • NUPGE Vice-President Alternate…

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SGEU calls on Cumberland/Parkland Colleges Coalition Board  to consult with and involve stakeholders prior to  proceeding with merger plans

SGEU calls on Cumberland/Parkland Colleges Coalition Board to consult with and involve stakeholders prior to proceeding with merger plans

The Saskatchewan Government and General Employees’ Union (SGEU) is calling on the Cumberland and Parkland Regional Colleges Coalition Board to immediately pause their plan to merge the two Colleges until they hold consultations to provide…

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SGEU responds to 2022 budget

SGEU responds to 2022 budget

SGEU members are dedicated professionals who take pride in providing services and supporting Saskatchewan’s residents. “The budget announced today is short on assistance to individuals and to families who have been struggling the…

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Health care provider unions denounce Premier Scott Moe's move to extend emergency order

Health care provider unions denounce Premier Scott Moe's move to extend emergency order

The Saskatchewan government’s extension of the provincial emergency order demonstrates how deeply out of touch they are with the reality facing health care workers, according to CUPE 5430, SEIU-West, and SGEU who represent Saskatchewan…

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Saskatchewan's frontline workers call on government to protect vital services

Saskatchewan's frontline workers call on government to protect vital services

SASKATCHEWAN – Today, unions representing more than 113,000 Saskatchewan workers collectively call on the Government of Saskatchewan and Premier Scott Moe to immediately mandate the recommendations of the province’s Chief Medical…

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SGEU donates $20,000 to Food Banks of Saskatchewan

SGEU donates $20,000 to Food Banks of Saskatchewan

The Saskatchewan Government and General Employees’ Union (SGEU) has contributed $20,000 to the Food Banks of Saskatchewan’s Feeding Holiday Cheer campaign. “SGEU members understand that many families struggle to put food on…

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