The Employer is obligated to keep a list of members who are not capable of returning to work in in their position in the near future.  When a member is fit to return to work, they may be accommodated or apply for posted vacancies.  This article protects disabled members from being terminated due to disability reasons. 

For more details please see Article 31 Return to Work. 

 

For more information, please visit www.cupe5430.ca

Your SEIU-WEST, CUPE and SGEU bargaining coalition met on May 22 and 23rd in Saskatoon with SAHO.

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).