SGEU

“Today, we are demanding the federal and provincial governments, make health care a greater priority by increasing its funding, by ensuring the money is used properly and by investing in the people who save lives every day. Combined, these things will help save the entire system.” — Bert Blundon, NUPGE President

(2023-01-24)Read more

"After much hard work and consideration, we are proud to have this modern visual identity to represent our union. The new tagline — Unions for public good — sums up our mission: Unions coming together to make things better for all of us. That's what we, and our 425,000 members, do every day." — Bert Blundon, NUPGE President

(2023-01-22)Read more

"We're thrilled with the success of this conference. The feedback we're hearing is that participants didn't want the sessions to end and want a longer conference next time. In our books, that's a great indication for future conferences." ― Bert Blundon, NUPGE President

(2022-11-29)Read more

The Saskatchewan Government and General Employees’ Union (SGEU/NUPGE) members who are fighting to stop the 34 publicly owned liquor stores from closing aren’t just fighting to protect their fellow union members. They are fighting for everyone in Saskatchewan.

(2022-11-28)Read more

Concerns for health, safety and access to vital services are also growing beyond frontline workers: an Angus Reid poll released earlier this week found almost 59% of Saskatchewan residents are unhappy with Premier Moe’s handling of the pandemic.

(2022-01-25)Read more

“SGEU/NUPGE members understand that many families struggle to put food on the table, not only during the holidays but all year long." —  Tracey Sauer, SGEU President 

(2022-01-14)Read more

“We are proud to partner with the Food Banks of Saskatchewan to help make the holidays a little brighter and more hopeful. I encourage all those who are able, to make a donation during the festive season and throughout the coming year.” — Tracey Sauer, SGEU President

(2021-12-16)Read more

“NUPGE’s Leadership Development School is an important part of labour education for our activists. Conducting the school online does limit some networking potential, but the issues facing our leaders cannot wait until after the pandemic.” ― NUPGE President, Larry Brown

(2021-11-10)Read more

“We’ve been living through this pandemic for a year and a half. There’s no longer any excuse for this kind of ill-prepared, knee-jerk decision-making around public health." — Sharon Friess, Chair of SGEU’s Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority bargaining unit

(2021-10-12)Read more

"Congratulations to all the winners of our 2021 scholarships. All entries were excellent and showcased the impressive abilities and wide interests of Canadian students. We wish the winners and entrants the best of luck as they pursue their education and eventual careers.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

(2021-10-07)Read more

“There are two things the premier could do immediately to demonstrate his thanks to frontline workers: raise the minimum wage from the lowest in the country and bring in paid sick days for everyone.” — Tracey Sauer, SGEU President

(2021-07-21)Read more

“Workers are feeling stressed. If we truly want to get ‘back to normal,’ this government needs to bring in structural changes that will support working people through the rest of this pandemic, and afterwards.” — Tracey Sauer, SGEU President

(2021-06-29)Read more

“I am honoured to have been elected to serve as SGEU’s president and to lead the continued work of our union to support members and be their voice for social change. I believe that by working together, we can build a stronger labour movement across Saskatchewan.” —Tracey Sauer, President SGEU/NUPGE

(2021-05-05)Read more

“Premier Moe needs to do more than just consider a work-from-home plan. The government needs to practice what they preach.” — Barry Nowoselsky, SGEU PS/GE Chairperson

(2020-11-25)Read more

“The government needs to be encouraging social distancing, not making it a financial penalty for reporting to work as an essential worker.” — Bob Bymoen, SGEU President.

(2020-05-20)Read more

“Our members in the CBO sector provide vital services to some of the most vulnerable people in our society. We need to recognize these workers for their dedication and ensure they have access to proper personal protective equipment (PPE).” ― Bob Bymoen, SGEU President

(2020-04-15)Read more

“Once we’re through this emergency, things cannot go back to business as usual. Long term changes need to be made.” ― Bob Bymoen, SGEU/NUPGE President

(2020-03-30)Read more

“Right now, the Wakamow Manor Social Detox Centre is simply not structured or equipped to deal with all situations and clients who present themselves at the facility.” ― Whitney Kujansuu, SGEU/NUPGE Steward

(2020-01-08)Read more

“This situation is only going to get worse unless things change. We need to see a different strategy in dealing with these rival gangs, whether that is isolating them more, providing more high-security areas, providing more staff to prevent altercations, or changing their programming so these factions are kept apart at all times.” Bob Bymoen, President SGEU

(2019-09-23)Read more

“Correctional officers have some of the toughest jobs in the province, and our members are proud of their role. But no one should have to fear for their safety when they go to work.” ― Bob Bymoen, SGEU President.

(2019-09-05)Read more