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SGEU PS/GE Negotiating Committee reaches tentative agreement with province

For immediate release May 14, 2024 Regina, SK—Following mediation, the Saskatchewan Government and General Employees’ Union (SGEU) Public Service/Government…

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2024 Convention Report

2024 Convention Report

The theme of this year’s Convention was “Reconnect.” Delegates from across the province reconnected from April 25 to 27 to discuss issues, debate resolutions and make important decisions. We elected table officers and…

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Tri-union committee requests follow-up meeting with Minister Makowsky

Tri-union committee requests follow-up meeting with Minister Makowsky

Last November, community-based organization (CBO) members from SGEU, SEIU-West, and CUPE Saskatchewan met with the Honourable Gene Makowsky, Minister of Social Services. The group shared about the need for multi-year funding and offered ideas…

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SGEU committee spotlight: Meet the Anti-Privatization Committee

SGEU committee spotlight: Meet the Anti-Privatization Committee

The SGEU Anti-Privatization Committee assists sectors and bargaining units in preventing and reversing privatization, highlights the benefits of public services, and educates the membership on the negative consequences of privatization. …

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SGEU committee spotlight: Women's Committee

SGEU committee spotlight: Women's Committee

Meet the women’s committee! The SGEU Women’s Committee brings awareness to issues affecting women members, encourages women to participate in union activities, and works with other women’s organizations to advocate for women…

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Thursday tales wrap-up

Thursday tales wrap-up

February marks Indigenous Storytelling Month, a time when Indigenous culture and knowledge are beautifully conveyed through traditional stories. It’s a fantastic opportunity to immerse ourselves in the rich heritage and narratives…

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A holiday message from President Tracey Sauer

A holiday message from President Tracey Sauer

Hope for the holidays Around this time of year, many of us take up holiday traditions—little things we do to celebrate the season and feel connected to our family and friends. Mine is listening to Christmas music. It drives my family…

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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

Unions to Social Services Minister: Don’t fumble the ball on community-based organizations Today, workers from Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) represented by CUPE, SEIU-West, and SGEU gathered at the legislature to send a simple…

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Appreciation for workers in community-based organizations

Appreciation for workers in community-based organizations

The Government of Saskatchewan has proclaimed November 6 as CBO Worker Appreciation Day. This day recognizes the exemplary work done every day by the staff and organizations who provide critical supports and services to citizens. If you are…

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Celebrating Health Care Providers' Week

Celebrating Health Care Providers' Week

The Government of Saskatchewan has proclaimed October 29 to November 4, 2023, as Health Care Providers’ Week in Saskatchewan. Every day, health care providers work behind the scenes to care for the people of Saskatchewan. They include…

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Introducing our new Member Services Officers (MSOs)

Introducing our new Member Services Officers (MSOs)

I’m pleased to announce a new service for SGEU members who have questions or need assistance with labour relations issues at their workplace.  You can now connect with a Member Services Officer (MSO) at SGEU who can quickly assist…

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President’s Message on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

President’s Message on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

A Word from your President and your Union SGEU is proud of the work that we have done on our path to truth and reconciliation. But there is still a significant amount of work left to do. We must continue to educate ourselves and others in…

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Message from Hali Topinka, on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Message from Hali Topinka, on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

In the spirit of truth and reconciliation, we honour and acknowledge the children who never returned home and the Survivors of residential schools, as well as their families and communities. I encourage you to take this day…

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SGEU celebrates Saskatchewan’s public service workers in new campaign

SGEU celebrates Saskatchewan’s public service workers in new campaign

The Saskatchewan Government and General Employees’ Union (SGEU) is launching a new awareness campaign on Monday, September 25 to raise awareness around the value of Saskatchewan’s public services and the work their members do. SGEU…

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Workers, this day is for you

Workers, this day is for you

Federal public service workers. Education workers. Port workers. Liquor store employees. Actors.   Across North America, we’re seeing workers take action to win better working conditions and wages in the wake of…

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Solidarity with striking MGEU members who work at MB Liquor & Lotteries

Solidarity with striking MGEU members who work at MB Liquor & Lotteries

Earlier this month, SGEU President Tracey Sauer sent a letter of solidarity and support to the Manitoba Government and General Employees' Union (MGEU) President Kyle Ross regarding MGEU's strike action against Manitoba Liquor &…

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