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Contact - September to December 2020

Contact - September to December 2020

Board meeting Sept 9,2020 The Board of Directors approved the Position Statement on Mask Wearing in the Context of COVID-19. Board meeting Oct 14 & 16, 2020 The Board of Directors approved the 2021 budget. Board/SDC meeting Oct 15, 2020 The Board and SDC Chairpersons participated in a presentation by Saskatchewan Federation of Labour staff, Deena Kapacila and Eric Bell titled;…

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Covid-19 Member Alert -  Postponing Commencement of New Position

Covid-19 Member Alert - Postponing Commencement of New Position

The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) has been interpreting and applying provision #10 in the temporary Letter of Understanding (LOU) concerning COVID-19, to mean that unless a confirmed start date has been stated at the time the offer of employment is accepted, the commencement of the new position can be postponed…

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Sask. Registered Nurses Call For Public Inquiry into Regina's Extendicare Parkside

Sask. Registered Nurses Call For Public Inquiry into Regina's Extendicare Parkside

At least 40 of our province’s seniors who were living at Extendicare Parkside in Regina have died, and almost all residents and staff at the facility have been infected since a COVID-19 outbreak was first declared on November 20, 2020. I am shaken by the scale of this tragedy. It is heartbreaking and should never have occurred. As a 30-year long-term care nurse and president of…

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44-year-nurse awarded Regina’s 2020 Citizen of the Year

44-year-nurse awarded Regina’s 2020 Citizen of the Year

REGINA -- She's a mother, a nurse and she loves to volunteer, but now Debbie Rodger can add being Regina’s 2020 Citizen of the Year to the list. "I feel very humbled because there's lots of wonderful citizens in Regina and you know not all of us have the opportunity to do big things, sometimes it’s just the little things that make a difference for your neighbour."…

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Covid-19 Member Alert - Labour Pool Redeployment & Volunteering

Covid-19 Member Alert - Labour Pool Redeployment & Volunteering

Over the past couple of weeks, hospitalizations due to COIVD-19 have been increasing and long-term care facilities have seen significant outbreaks.  Since March 2020, SUN…

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