SAHO

The SEIU-West collective bargaining agreement with the Saskatchewan Association of Health Organizations (SAHO) will expire on March 31, 2017. The parties can begin bargaining for renewal of these agreements in December 2016. In order to keep up-to-date with bargaining updates and information, SEIU-West has created an SEIU/SAHO Communications Hub. On this page, you’ll be connected to a variety of ways to stay informed and engaged – check it out!

As has been the case in the past, the SAHO proposal package informs our negotiations with Extendicare. Click here to find out what is going on with Extendicare negotiations.

Bargaining updates: Scroll down to see the latest and sign up to receive updates by email or by text – be sure to follow the directions on the page!

Find out who makes up your SAHO Bargaining Committee!

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Questions? Use the Contact Us form – be sure to selected “bargaining” from the drop-down menu.

Show your solidarity by having a Purple Day in your workplace. You can also request the SEIU-West Trailer if you want to host a Bargain-Q!

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The Union Coalition felt momentum building and was hopeful that a tentative agreement would be reached. However, on the evening of June 25, the positive tone at the table quickly turned. SAHO and the Ministry of Health questioned whether your bargaining committees were committed to reaching an agreement. SAHO made comments that the Coalition was delaying the process and splitting hairs. What this translates into for our membership is that we are not willing to sell out our hard-earned collective agreement protections and benefits to get a deal.

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