The SEIU-West Political Action & Education Department is pleased to invite members to apply to attend Build Power, Win Justice. This two-day conference will take place at SEIU-West in Saskatoon on March 19th and 20th, 2024. Interested members can apply by completing this application form.
January 12, 2024
As you may have heard, the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation (STF) has announced that its members across Saskatchewan will be conducting a one-day strike on Tuesday, January 16th.
The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation (the STF) has been bargaining with the Government and Trustee bargaining committee. They have reached an impasse and are unable to make any progress. The STF has notified their members that they will be holding a vote on sanctions against their employer.
The following Constitutional Amendments were debated, voted on, and passed during Convention:
Re: Parties' Closing Arguments Regarding the SEIU-West Successorship Application
On September 29, the final arguments from SEIU-West, the Saskatchewan Health Authority (the SHA), CUPE and SGEU were heard by the Saskatchewan Labour Relations Board (SLRB) on SEIU-West’s successorship application to continue to represent the members of SEIU-West at the Extendicare facilities in Moose Jaw, Saskatoon, and the three Extendicare facilities in Regina.
Submitted by Cassitee Creary, SEIU-West Gender & Sexual Diversity Co-Chair
International Lesbian Day, which is recognized on October 8, is a day for celebration in the lesbian community, but what exactly is International Lesbian Day? International Lesbian Day is a day to recognize and celebrate the achievements, contributions, and unique experiences of lesbian women.
A message from the SEIU-West Executive Board
The People Bridge Advocacy held its first ever Truth and Reconciliation Walking Together Sharing Circle on September 23rd. SEIU-West's Multicultural Mentorship Committee attended and have the following reports:
October 1 - 7 is Food Services Week and gives us a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the hardworking people who work within Food Services. These folks keep residents and patients safe by working with the entire team to ensure each person's dietary needs are met, while preparing and storing food safely to prevent foodborne illness.
SEIU-West stands in solidarity with the 2SLGBTQIA+ community and with the labour movement in defending the rights of children and speaking out against authoritarian government overreach.
For Immediate Release
October 4, 2023
Saskatchewan—SEIU-West is pleased to share that following our A Safe Spot Means a Lot campaign, the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) has implemented a new Park & Ride Shuttle Service for workers at Royal University Hospital, the Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital and the Dube Centre.
SEIU-West's First Nations Métis Inuit Committee (FNMIC) would like to share information about the meaning behind September 30th, Orange Shirt Day. Read Phyllis Webstad's story here. This date was chosen because this was the time of year where children were taken from their homes and put into residential schools.
Date: September 27, 2023
Greetings Sisters, Brothers, and Colleagues,
I would like to first thank SEIU-West for giving me the opportunity to attend this event. It was an honor to be acknowledged and appreciated, and to be given an award in the said SEIU International event. Thank you.
Submitted by: Jae Blakley, SEIU-West Gender & Sexual Diversity Co-Chair
September 23rd is Bisexual Pride Day, and SEIU-West’s Gender & Sexual Diversity Committee is happy to celebrate our bisexual and pansexual members.