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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…

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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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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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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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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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Government must rethink abrupt, inconsistent proof-of-vaccination requirement for liquor stores

Government must rethink abrupt, inconsistent proof-of-vaccination requirement for liquor stores

 A hasty decision by the provincial government has put unnecessary stress on retail liquor store workers throughout the province and created an unfair double standard in the industry, according to SGEU. The province had previously listed…

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SGEU breaks ground on new Prince Albert office

SGEU breaks ground on new Prince Albert office

For immediate release  PRINCE ALBERT –SGEU members, activists, and staff were joined by city officials to break ground today on the construction site of SGEU’s new Prince Albert Office. SGEU President Tracey Sauer grabbed a…

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SGEU calls on provincial government to recognize September 30 as the Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Saskatchewan

SGEU calls on provincial government to recognize September 30 as the Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Saskatchewan

The Saskatchewan Government and General Employees’ Union (SGEU) is calling on the provincial government to commit to recognizing September 30 as the Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Saskatchewan at the earliest opportunity. In June…

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New health orders welcome, but Moe’s lack of preparation intolerable: SGEU

New health orders welcome, but Moe’s lack of preparation intolerable: SGEU

In comments made earlier today, Premier Scott Moe acknowledges that Saskatchewan is faced with a fourth wave of COVID-19, and belatedly announced health measures that SGEU and other unions have been calling for weeks. Moe’s response…

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Making health care workers scapegoats no way to manage COVID-19 pandemic

Making health care workers scapegoats no way to manage COVID-19 pandemic

For Immediate Release Three unions representing health care providers in Saskatchewan – SGEU, CUPE and SEIU-West – are angry and disappointed by the Sask Party government’s decision to impose an emergency order that will…

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SGEU calls for investments in workers for Grocery Heroes Day

SGEU calls for investments in workers for Grocery Heroes Day

REGINA – In recognition of Grocery Heroes Day, SGEU is calling on the premier to do more than just sign a letter. “Grocery store workers and other frontline staff deserve a lot more than just a thank-you note,” said SGEU…

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