“This deal was supposed to provide stable prices. But what the contract shows is that any unanticipated costs that would eat into Compass’s profits will be passed straight on to taxpayers." — Bob Bymoen, SGEU President
“Out-sourcing kitchen work will not save Saskatchewan taxpayers any money, but will actually end up costing more in the long-run." — Bob Bymoen, SGEU President
"We urge government to rethink this decision, and to enhance, not eliminate, assistance for people — often in desperate straits — who need a helping hand.” — Bob Bymoen, SGEU President
The Saskatchewan Government and General Employees’ Union (SGEU/NUPGE) celebrated National Aboriginal Day by marking its service to the province’s Aboriginal community with the addition of two major entities in its membership fold.
Just launched Own it! project gives Saskatchewan people chance to say YES to public services.
Crowded conditions lead to increased tensions and more violence. This is a safety issue for workers and inmates.” — Bob Bymoen, SGEU President
"Front-line workers help keep vulnerable kids safe, protect our environment, maintain our roads, and ensure public safety. We can’t afford to reduce vital services any further." — Bob Bymoen, President of the Saskatchewan Government and General Employees' Union
Saskatchewan's Provincial Auditor finds extensive use of consultants in government. SGEU urges province to curtail their use.
“Government decision-makers need to act now to reduce the potential for violence. Until significant changes are made, the safety of the public, inmates and corrections staff is at risk." — Bob Bymoen SGEU Presdient.
“We believe that we will be able to develop a working partnership with the Cowessess First Nation band, and are eager to get on with the task of representing these members and negotiating a first collective agreement." — Bob Bymoen, SGEU President.