Labour Day is a day for us to pause and celebrate the contributions of working people to our society. Not only for those who are in a trade union, but for every worker.
The SEIU-West Political Action & Education Department is pleased to invite members to apply for the first ever Build Power, Win Justice two-day conference, taking place at Living Skies Casino in Swift Current on October 18 and 19th, 2023. Interested members can apply by completing this application form.
SEIU-West 2023 Convention took place in Saskatoon May 30 - June 1. Below is a summary of some key changes members should be aware of.
For Immediate Release
June 1, 2023
Saskatoon—Supporters of a strong public healthcare system joined SEIU-West members at the Saskatoon Cabinet Office to highlight the need for government investment in the patients, clients, and residents and the people who care for them in this province.
In our most recent update, we had identified to our SEIU-West members that vacation banks, time in lieu banks and stat/pro-stat banks would be posted in your workplaces by the end of March. Unfortunately, it was only recently brought to our attention that this did not happen
The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) and SEIU-West have resolved the outstanding grievances filed in response to the Proof of Vaccination/Monitored Testing Program.
"I am Maintenance Electrician with Chinook School Division. I help ensure the lighting and power needs of students are taken care of to create beneficial learning environment" - Chris.
The SEIU-West collective bargaining agreement with the Saskatchewan Association of Health Organizations (SAHO) will expire on March 31, 2017. The parties can begin bargaining for renewal of these agreements in December 2016. In order to keep up-to-date with bargaining updates and information, SEIU-West has created an SEIU/SAHO Communications Hub. On this page, you’ll be connected to a variety of ways to stay informed and engaged – check it out!
As has been the case in the past, the SAHO proposal package informs our negotiations with Extendicare. Click here to find out what is going on with Extendicare negotiations.
Bargaining updates: Scroll down to see the latest and sign up to receive updates by email or by text – be sure to follow the directions on the page!
Find out who makes up your SAHO Bargaining Committee!
Questions? Use the Contact Us form – be sure to selected “bargaining” from the drop-down menu.
Show your solidarity by having a Purple Day in your workplace. You can also request the SEIU-West Trailer if you want to host a Bargain-Q!
Other useful resources:
- Social media do’s and don’ts
- Bargaining in the News
- Bargaining Lobby Kit
- Virtual bulletin board