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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…

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SGEU celebrates Multiculturalism Day

SGEU celebrates Multiculturalism Day

Dear members, June 27 is Multiculturalism Day, a day for celebrating diversity in our communities and our union. SGEU and its Human Rights and Equity Committee are committed to embracing the differences within our membership and working…

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SGEU stands with Treaty 4 and Cowessess First Nation

SGEU stands with Treaty 4 and Cowessess First Nation

Dear members,  We are deeply saddened by the news of the discovery of at least 600 unmarked graves on the grounds of the former Marieval Indian Residential School. On behalf of SGEU, our thoughts are with the people of Treaty 4, Cowessess…

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SGEU celebrates Pride Month

SGEU celebrates Pride Month

June is Pride Month across Saskatchewan! This month is a time to celebrate two-spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual, and pansexual (2SLGBTQIAP+) communities, and recognize the hard work and sacrifices of queer…

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A message from the Indigenous Vice-President

A message from the Indigenous Vice-President

To my fellow Indigenous and non-Indigenous members, My name is Hali Topinka, and last month I became SGEU’s Indigenous Vice-President – the first person ever elected to this new role. I envisioned my first message to you being…

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SGEU calls for paid sick days for all workers

SGEU calls for paid sick days for all workers

REGINA – SGEU President Tracey Sauer has written to Don Morgan, Minister for Labour Relations and Workplace Safety, to call for legislated paid sick days for all workers in Saskatchewan. “Across Canada, almost half of working…

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Thinking of our members and SGEU staff in Prince Albert

Thinking of our members and SGEU staff in Prince Albert

Dear SGEU members and staff in the Prince Albert region, With the ongoing threat of wildfires in the Prince Albert area, we recognize the adversity you are currently facing. The fires have created uncertain working and living conditions for…

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#WeAnswerTheCall: Thank you to Saskatchewan nurses

#WeAnswerTheCall: Thank you to Saskatchewan nurses

Across Canada, nurses are being celebrated during National Nursing Week. This occasion to reflect on the vital work of the nursing profession is commemorated each year during the week of May 12, the birthday of nursing pioneer Florence…

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 SGEU recognizes importance of workers during Correctional Services Appreciation Day

SGEU recognizes importance of workers during Correctional Services Appreciation Day

SGEU is recognizing its members who serve as community youth workers, facility youth workers, probation officers, and correctional officers on Correctional Services Appreciation Day, which is proclaimed annually on May 7 by the Government of…

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SGEU elects Tracey Sauer as president at first-ever virtual convention

SGEU elects Tracey Sauer as president at first-ever virtual convention

REGINA – Tracey Sauer was elected as SGEU’s new president at the union’s first-ever virtual convention, which took place from April 29 – May 1, 2021. “I am honoured to have been elected to serve as SGEU’s…

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The Human Costs of COVID-19: Day of Mourning Statement

The Human Costs of COVID-19: Day of Mourning Statement

Tomorrow marks the National Day of Mourning for workers who have been killed, injured, or gotten sick on the job. Each year, approximately 1,000 Canadian workers, and more than 2.7 million workers around the world, die because of an injury or an…

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