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Nurses' unions bring concerns of frontline nurses to the Prime Minister

Nurses' unions bring concerns of frontline nurses to the Prime Minister

October 4, 2022 (Ottawa, ON) – Canada’s frontline nurses met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday to discuss critical actions needed to tackle the dire shortage of nurses and save Canada’s public health care system. “Canadians across the country are feeling the effects of emergency room closures, excessive wait times and reduced levels of care. The nursing…

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SETTLEMENT ACHIEVED: SUN Policy Grievance: SHA Proof of Vaccine Policy Directive

September 20, 2022 SUN is extremely pleased to advise that we have been successful in reaching a settlement with the SHA regarding the grievance filed related to the SHA Proof of Vaccine Policy Directive.   The negotiated settlement includes the following key points: Any discipline imposed by the Employer in relation to the Policy Directive will be removed and retracted from…

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National Day of Mourning: September 19, 2022

Recently, SUN has communicated with Employers to advise that it is SUN's position that as per the terms and conditions of the SUN/SAHO Collective Agreement, All Nations Healing Hospital Collective Agreement, Extendicare Canada Inc. Collective Agreement, and the Canadian Blood Services Collective Agreement, this new federally-proclaimed holiday would be considered a Statutory Holiday with pay…

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Labour Day 2022

Labour Day 2022

I love my nursing profession. I often think back to my time on the floor. For almost three decades I provided direct care to the rural Saskatchewan communities where I have spent most of my life. It is difficult to put into words how rewarding it has been, and I know nurses everywhere feel the same. It’s hard to explain that feeling you get when you help change a patient’s…

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SUNSpots Special Edition: Special Meeting of the Union

Click here to view the special edition of SUNSpots

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