MEDIA ADVISORY: Community Workers to Government: Where’s the Funding?

November 6, 2014 2014 For Immediate Release


Saskatoon – Members of SEIU-West who work in select Community-Based Organizations and others will gather outside the Saskatoon Cabinet office to deliver a letter to the Minister of Social Services seeking her immediate investigation into funding issues at Cheshire Homes in Saskatoon and Variety Place in Outlook. Government funding that was announced in 2012 has not been directed to front line workers as per the announcement. Barbara Cape, president of SEIU-West, will be on hand for interviews.

November 6th is Community Worker Appreciation Day.

Who:  SEIU-West members, leaders and supporters
Date:  Thursday, November 6, 2014
Time: 11:30 a.m.

Saskatoon Cabinet Office

315 22nd St E

SEIU-West represents more than 13,000 working people in the province of Saskatchewan. They include members who work in healthcare, education, municipalities, community-based organizations, retirement homes and other sectors. They are joined by one colour, purple and one union, SEIU-West and they want you to note that purple works in our community! Visit to find out more about the members of SEIU-West who work for the people of Saskatchewan.

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For more information, contact:

Christine Miller, Communications Coordinator

Phone: 306-370-4990


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MEDIA ADVISORY: Community Workers to Government: Where’s the Funding?


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