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Saskatchewan Government and General Employees Union

May 12, 2016

“People can experience a crisis at any time, so crisis workers should be available to help at any time." — Bob Bymoen, SGEU President

Regina (12 May 2016) — Members of the Saskatchewan Government and General Employees Union (SGEU/NUPGE) who work at the Prince Albert Mobile Crisis Unit regret that, due to funding cuts, as of June 1, they will no longer be able to provide services during daytime hours Monday to Friday.

January 20, 2015

“The added bonus is that new Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA) stores are a great investment, generating substantial profits for Saskatchewan families each year. Any new liquor store will pay for itself, and then some." — Donna Christianson, SGEU Chair for SLGA bargaining unit. 

November 6, 2014

Supporters of publicly run liquor sales raise concerns about privatization of sector: $2.5 billion is a lot of money to give away to corporate interests that have no commitment to Saskatchewan and will take their profits elsewhere. 

September 15, 2014

"Creating tax fairness, good jobs, quality public services and strong labour rights in our country will create new opportunities for people. Our goal is to create a movement to push these priorities forward to force governments to stop ignoring the issue of income inequality and to commit to real action." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

September 9, 2014

The Fairness Express bus kicks off on September 15 and continues until October 11. Check out the schedule to see when it comes to your community or follow along online

July 9, 2014

“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.

May 30, 2013

"Government has a responsibility to ensure the safety of staff and inmates, and we urge them to reconsider the decision to shelve the new remand centre,” said SGEU President Bob Bymoen.