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Media Release: Reopen Rural Emergency Rooms

For Immediate Release - May 27, 2020

Saskatoon – The members of SEIU-West were happy to hear that the Ministry of Health and the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) were responding to concerns raised about the closure of emergency rooms (ERs) in a number of rural communities.

Media Release: Reopen Sask Means Added Risk for Health Workers

For Immediate Release, April 24, 2020

Saskatoon – SEIU-West leaders and members are put off by Premier Moe’s announcement yesterday of the plan to re-open Saskatchewan. The potential increase in COVID-19 cases as a result of lifting restrictions presents a serious risk to Saskatchewan’s front line health care providers, who have been working hard to provide care for patients, clients and residents during the pandemic.

Media Release: Working to Further Protections in Health Care

For Immediate Release, April 17, 2020

Saskatoon – SEIU-West and the other health care unions [Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Sask Government & General Employees Union (SGEU), Sask Union of Nurses (SUN) and Health Sciences Assoc of Sask (HSAS)] have reached an agreement with the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) to create a staff redeployment strategy for COVID-19.

Media Release: Proactive Protections Needed Now

For Immediate Release, April 9, 2020

Saskatoon – The provincial government and the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) pandemic response plan is creating a great sense of unease for SEIU-West health care providers.

Media Release: Worst April Fool’s Joke Ever?

For Immediate Release, April 1, 2020

Saskatoon – SEIU-West leaders and members know that our Saskatchewan Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) will be receiving a 1.8% salary increase today.

Media Release: Provincial COVID-19 Plan Deficient

For Immediate Release, March 25, 2020

Saskatoon – The front line health care providers of SEIU-West are not surprised with the recent media reports about the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) and Ministry of Health ‘planning challenges’ in dealing with COVID-19.

Media Release: Canadian Blood Services Is Bleeding Us Dry!

For Immediate Release - February 13, 2020

Saskatoon – SEIU-West members and their supporters were sharing information with the public outside of the Hilton Garden Inn in Saskatoon this morning. This is where the annual Partners for Life Breakfast was being hosted by Canadian Blood Services (CBS). This event is intended as a recruitment effort to engage with donors.

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