Media Advisory: Moose Jaw Health Care Providers are #DoneWaiting

For Immediate Release - September 2, 2020

Moose Jaw – Another group of SEIU-West members will be outside of health care facilities in Moose Jaw on Wednesday September 2, 2020 demonstrating their frustration with the pace of bargaining and the Saskatchewan government’s refusal to negotiate a fair deal.

“Next to staying safe and healthy as they provide care to the people of Saskatchewan, negotiating this deal is the top concerns for our members who have been without a contract since 2017,” says Janice Platzke, Treasurer of SEIU-West. “All communities in Saskatchewan deserve to have access to quality health care services that are there when they need them.”

Who

SEIU-West Health Care members and their supporters
Media Spokesperson:
- Janice Platzke, Treasurer of SEIU-West 

What

Demonstration of protest

Date

Wednesday September 2, 2020

 

Location Address Time
Providence Place North West corner of Manitoba St. E & 2nd Ave NE 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Crescent View Clinic (Home Care/Providence Place) North East corner of River St. E and 1st Ave NE  11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Dr. FH Wigmore Regional Hospital East side of Diefenbaker Drive in front of the hospital (on either side of the entrance/exit) 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

More events to come in other locations over the coming weeks will be posted on our Events page: seiuwest.ca/events.


SEIU-West represents over 13,000 people across Saskatchewan. They include people who work in health care, education, municipalities, community-based organizations, retirement homes and other sectors. They are joined by one colour – purple – and one union – SEIU-West. Purple works in our communities! Visit PurpleWorks.ca to find out more about SEIU-West members.

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For more information contact:
Christine Miller, Communications Coordinator
Phone: 306-477-8733

 

Click here to download a printable PDF of the SEIU-West media advisory: Moose Jaw Health Care Providers are #DoneWaiting. 

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