Involvement in Committees is a great way to get involved and be a part of your union.

Committees keep us at the forefront of the Labour movement in Canada, and provide an excellent opportunity for members to learn from each other.

We’re in this together so if you are interested in any of the committees listed below or have an idea for a new committee, fill out our Contact form and we’ll be happy to help you find your fit.

Our Committees

Here is a list of the committees that are currently active, click on the name and you can find out more:

Committee News

Prairie School for Union Women 2022

SEIU-West Education Committee is pleased to sponsor up to 6 members to attend Prairie School for Union Women from June 13-16, 2022. The Prairie School for Union Women (PSUW) offers trade union women an intensive four days of learning and sharing in a supportive environment. The goals of the school are to develop women’s personal and leadership skills and to build solidarity among women workers. 


PSUW is being offered online as well as in-person this year. For in-person classes, the location is the Delta Bessborough in beautiful downtown Saskatoon, treaty 6 territory.

Your completed Expression of Interest form must be received in our office on or before April 27, 2022 in order to allow us to complete the registration and selection process. In this brochure, you can determine what course interests you most.

We will cover costs of registration, hotels, mileage, meals and wages/per diem.

Apply for SFL Spring School 2022!

Apply to attend the 2022 CLC/SFL Spring School being held May 2nd – May 6th at Delta Hotel in Regina OR virtually! The Education Committee will be sponsoring up to 3 delegates to attend in person and up to 3 delegates to attend virtually. The Education Committee will cover registration costs and lost wages for those attending virtually, and registration costs, lost wages, travel costs, hotel room and meal expenses for those who are selected to attend in person.

Your completed Expression of Interest form must be received in our office on or before March 22, 2022 in order to allow us to complete the registration and selection process. In this brochure, you can determine what courses interest you most.

YWC Shining a Light: Student Debt

By Kate McDaid, Young Worker Committee (YWC)

The SEIU-West Young Workers Committee (YWC) is shining a light on issues that often get pushed into the shadows and aims to break down stigma associated with important issues in our communities.

YWC Shining a Light: Coping with Burnout

By Kiera Booth, Young Worker Committee (YWC)

The SEIU-West Young Workers Committee (YWC) is shining a light on issues that often get pushed into the shadows and aims to break down stigma associated with important issues in our communities.

SEIU-West Education Committee's list of mental health resources

SEIU-West Education Committee is encouraging our members to seek out the opportunities to take education on mental health. 

In a report released by Statistics Canada, seven in 10 healthcare workers reported worsening mental health during the pandemic.

The Education Committee has researched several options to share with you: 

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women 2021

The December 6 National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women marks the anniversary of the murders of 14 young women at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal in 1989.

We recognize this day to remind us that there is still work to do to eliminate violence against women in Canada so that one day gender-based violence will end.

The SEIU-West Young Worker Committee (YWC) encourages you to do your part in raising awareness on violence against women and to demonstrate your solidarity for those who provide support to women in need.

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