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SGEU Health Providers express condolences for the death of fellow health provider Tom Thomas

On behalf of its members, the SGEU Health Providers express sorrow at the untimely death of Tom Thomas, a CUPE member and Continuing Care Aide from The Battlefords, who passed…

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Open letter on ending for-profit long-term care in Saskatchewan

Open letter on ending for-profit long-term care in Saskatchewan

February 12, 2021 REGINA - SGEU is adding our voice to the call to end for-profit ownership of long-term care homes in Saskatchewan. The below open letter was sent today to Minister of Seniors Everett Hindley and Minister of Health…

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Moe endangers lives by ignoring health authority's advice in COVID-19  vaccine roll-out

Moe endangers lives by ignoring health authority's advice in COVID-19 vaccine roll-out

REGINA – SGEU is concerned that Premier Scott Moe is endangering hundreds of workers, along with their families and Saskatchewan communities, by ignoring his own health officials’ advice about how to prioritize correctional…

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Fairness for Frontline Workers: SGEU Calls for Wage Top-ups for All Health Care Workers

Fairness for Frontline Workers: SGEU Calls for Wage Top-ups for All Health Care Workers

REGINA – SGEU is calling for Premier Moe to bring in a wage top-up program for all of Saskatchewan’s 40,000 health care workers, by making immediate use of the almost $50 million available in the federal government's essential…

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SGEU Recognizes Black History Month

SGEU Recognizes Black History Month

February 1, 2020 REGINA, SK – February is Black History Month, and SGEU recognizes the many contributions Black members and activists have made and are currently making to the labour movement. This year, Black History…

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SGEU and Information Services Corporation ratify collective bargaining agreement

SGEU and Information Services Corporation ratify collective bargaining agreement

SGEU and Information Services Corporation (ISC) have ratified their collective agreement just over six weeks after a tentative agreement was reached. “We’re thankful that SGEU and ISC have a great working relationship,” said…

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SGEU Calls on Premier to Save Lives in Long-Term Care by Spending Federal Funds

SGEU Calls on Premier to Save Lives in Long-Term Care by Spending Federal Funds

January 27th, 2021 / For immediate release REGINA – SGEU is calling for the Sask. Party government to invest in protecting long-term care workers and residents by spending the $31.3 million in federal funding they’ve left on the…

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SGEU members at Information Services Corporation secure tentative collective bargaining agreement

SGEU members at Information Services Corporation secure tentative collective bargaining agreement

SGEU has reached a tentative collective agreement with Information Services Corporation (ISC). SGEU members at ISC have been without an agreement since September 30, 2019. Negotiations began in January, but were delayed for several…

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Post COVID recovery must be focused on the people of Saskatchewan: SGEU

Post COVID recovery must be focused on the people of Saskatchewan: SGEU

June 16, 2020 The Saskatchewan Government and General Employees’ Union (SGEU) is calling on the government for more assurance that the Saskatchewan Party Government will guarantee important public services are available to the residents…

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Workers should not be penalized for self-isolation, says SGEU

Workers should not be penalized for self-isolation, says SGEU

May 14, 2020 Workers should not be penalized for self-isolation, says SGEU REGINA – SGEU is calling on the Government of Saskatchewan to cover regular salary in regards to employees who have been directed to self-isolate by the…

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ALL ESSENTIAL WORKERS DESERVE PANDEMIC PAY: SGEU Union calling on government to recognize efforts of all workers

ALL ESSENTIAL WORKERS DESERVE PANDEMIC PAY: SGEU Union calling on government to recognize efforts of all workers

May 11, 2020 ALL ESSENTIAL WORKERS DESERVE PANDEMIC PAY: SGEU Union calling on government to recognize efforts of all workers   Regina- SGEU is calling on the Government of Saskatchewan to recognize that there are many…

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CBO workers need protections during COVID-19 pandemic

CBO workers need protections during COVID-19 pandemic

April 8, 2020 CBO workers need protections during COVID-19 pandemic The three unions representing workers at community-based organizations (CBOs) in Saskatchewan have joined forces to call on all levels of government to provide…

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Public Liquor Stores and Employees Taking Precautions During COVID-19 Pandemic

Public Liquor Stores and Employees Taking Precautions During COVID-19 Pandemic

March 31, 2020 Public Liquor Stores and Employees Taking Precautions During COVID-19 Pandemic Provincially-owned liquor stores are implementing health and safety measures to protect their customers and employees against COVID-19 — a…

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SGEU Responds to Confirmation of Corrections Officers testing positive for Covid-19

SGEU Responds to Confirmation of Corrections Officers testing positive for Covid-19

March 27, 2020 SGEU Responds to Confirmation of Corrections Officers testing positive for Covid-19 Regina- Today it was confirmed that two Correction Officers in Saskatoon have tested positive for Covid-19. The confirmed cases raise…

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