Election Date: May 30, 2018

Candidates:

Position: Secretary-Treasurer, 2-year Term
Jim Carr - Election Flyer
Bruce Chubb - Election Flyer

Position: Trustee
Val Kinzel
Donna Sarich - Election Flyer

Position: Vice-President, 2-year Term
Pearl Blommaert  - Election Flyer
Perry Turton - Election Flyer

Voting Locations: Voting booths will be set up in facilities throughout all five Local 5430 regions. A complete list will be available soon.

On April 18th the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) issued a memo announcing a province-wide review of security services, using an external consultant named Tony Weeks. In announcing the review, Saskatchewan Health Authority vice-president Andrew Will told media, “Definitely we’re seeing more events where staff and/or patient safety is jeopardized.” 

On April 18th the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) issued a memo announcing a province-wide review of security services, using an external consultant named Tony Weeks.

As part of this review, the SHA has introduced an online survey that health care workers, and those in security services in particular, may wish to complete. The SHA security review survey is located at the following web address: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SecuritySurveySHA

We are expecting CUPE’s political division in the province, CUPE Saskatchewan, to release a statement expressing concerns about the security review very soon.  

SHA Survey

Your Bargaining Committee will be back at the negotiating table alongside our union coalition partners on May 22nd and May 23rd next week in Saskatoon. Remember to wear CUPE in the workplace to send a unified message: We bargain forward, not backwards!

Bargaining Committee2

LPN proclamationLicenced Practical Nurses are skilled, competent and caring professionals who provide high quality care. On May 13(LPN Day) join us in celebrating the critical role LPN's play in the delivery of health care

CCA ProclamationContinuing Care Assistants deliver hands-on personal care every day.  On May 12(CCA Day) join us in celebrating the important work that they do.

During National Nursing Week we recognize and honour the vital work that is done day after day by LPNs. Their hard work and dedication is central to quality health care. This short video profiles just a few of CUPE 5430’s hardworking LPNs. 

National Nursing Week 2018

CUPE Licensed Practical Nurses and Continuing Care Assistants are key members of the nursing team. It is an important time to recognize the tremendous work CUPE members do every day to deliver high quality patient, resident, client care as part of the nursing team.

May 2, 2018

On December 4, 2017, the Provincial Government passed The Provincial Health Authority Act (the Act).  This Act amalgamated 12 former Regional Health Authorities and created one Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA). 

Your SGEU, SEIU-West, and CUPE health care bargaining committees met with SAHO on April 24 and 25 in Regina to continue our work to achieve a fair and equitable collective agreement for our members.