MEDIA RELEASE: Unions Deliver Mixed Verdict on Health Sector Tentative Agreement

For Immediate Release, April 24, 2019

Saskatchewan’s three health sector provider unions - SEIU-West, CUPE Local 5430 and SGEU Health Providers – held ratification votes on the contract offer of the Saskatchewan Association of Health Organizations (SAHO), representing health-sector employers. The unions shared the results with their members on April 18th.

Members of SEIU-West voted to reject the contract offer.

Members of CUPE Local 5430 voted to accept the contract offer.

Members of SGEU Health Providers voted to accept the contract offer.

The offer included a five year contract with pay increases of 0%, 0%, 1%, 2% and 2%.
The three unions are currently working together to determine next steps, including notifying SAHO.

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Media Contacts:

Christine Miller
Communications Coordinator, SEIU-West
306-477-8733

Tria Donaldson
Communications Representative, CUPE
306-531-6247

Carolyn Rebeyka
Communications Officer, SGEU
306-775-7249

 

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