The SEIU-West collective bargaining agreement with the Saskatchewan Association of Health Organizations (SAHO) will expire on March 31, 2017. The parties can begin bargaining for renewal of these agreements in December 2016. In order to keep up-to-date with bargaining updates and information, SEIU-West has created an SEIU/SAHO Communications Hub. On this page, you’ll be connected to a variety of ways to stay informed and engaged – check it out!

As has been the case in the past, the SAHO proposal package informs our negotiations with Extendicare. Click here to find out what is going on with Extendicare negotiations.

Bargaining updates: Scroll down to see the latest and sign up to receive updates by email or by text – be sure to follow the directions on the page!

Find out who makes up your SAHO Bargaining Committee!

Get your updates in your social media feeds by liking SEIU-West on Facebook or following us on Twitter.

Questions? Use the Contact Us form – be sure to selected “bargaining” from the drop-down menu.

Show your solidarity by having a Purple Day in your workplace. You can also request the SEIU-West Trailer if you want to host a Bargain-Q!

Other useful resources:

Your SGEU, SEIU-West, and CUPE health care bargaining committees met with SAHO on April 24 and 25 in Regina to continue our work to achieve a fair and equitable collective agreement for our members.
This was an epic session as we finished our last meeting at April 26 at 1:30 am. The bargaining committee members remain committed to ensuring that your rights and benefits remain intact as we move through the transition of the new Saskatchewan Health Authority. Our work is complicated by the fact that two of SAHO’s lead negotiators are retiring at the end of April, and we do not know who will take over bargaining.

Read more »