Covid-19: External Resources

SEIU-West continues to be there for you during the COVID-19 crisis. Our top priority is the health and safety of our members, their families, their patients/residents/clients and communities. Below are links to some COVID-19 resources that may be useful for you.

Please Note: SEIU-West is not responsible for the content of these external sites - we are sharing information ONLY.

What we've linked below is a selective list of resources that are as up-to-date and as relevant as possible to all of our members regardless of where they live and work in Saskatchewan.

Because things are changing rapidly, this post will be updated as needed with updated information as the situation unfolds. 

Where an agreement has been reached on an issue with the workplace, it will be posted as its own post on our COVID-19 page.

If you have concerns that you are being asked to do unsafe work, or that your collective agreement rights are being violated, please call our Member Resource Centre at 1-888-999-7348 ext. 2298 or use our online contact form.


Government of Saskatchewan: COVID-19

The official source of current information about the state of the outbreak in Saskatchewan, as well as many of the regulations and policies we face in our communities and workplaces. The page has dozens of links and subpages. Here are some of the most useful: 

Public Health Agency of Canada: COVID-19

Latest updates on the state of the outbreak nationally, and the federal government’s response to it, plus useful advice and information resources, such as:

Worksafe Saskatchewan

Useful COVID-related general tips for workers in all sectors, including on working from home and managing your mental health.

Canadian Labour Congress: COVID-19 Resource Centre

This page includes resources focused on ensuring that the response to COVID-19 doesn’t ignore workers’ rights and the needs of the most vulnerable.

Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA)

Health care providers please note that the SHA is expanding their broadcast system to the entire province. It will be used to share urgent COVID-19 updates to staff. To make sure that you are getting the information you need, please go to www.mygatewayonline.com if your workplace is in one of the following former health regions: Saskatoon Health Region, Cypress Health Region, Five Hills Health Region, or Heartland Health Region. Be sure to check that your contact information is correct, and please share this information with your SHA coworkers. They began testing broadcasts the week of March 23, 2020 so if you did not receive messaging, please follow the steps to update your information.

 

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