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We need better protection to face COVID-19

[March 12, 2020] Saskatchewan confirmed its first case of COVID-19.   Following a meeting with the Saskatchewan Health Authority, Ministry of Health and other health care unions this morning we are gravely concerned.   We have learned that the highest level of personal protective equipment will not be made available to registered nurses and healthcare workers who may come into…

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Preparing for COVID-19

[March 11, 2020] Today, March 11, the World Health Organization has declared the novel coronavirus a pandemic. While Canada currently has 96 confirmed cases and one death – and as of 3:30 p.m. Saskatchewan has no cases – more than 121,000 people have been infected with the virus worldwide. As registered nurses we are neither nervous nor afraid – as a profession,…

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

[December 20, 2019] For many of us, the holiday season is about the warmth of home, the love of family and friends, and giving thanks for the blessings of another year gone by. Unfortunately, this is not the case for everyone, and nobody understands this better than registered nurses.  Some people will be spending the holidays in the hospital, other’s may not have a home to go to, a…

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SUN Files Unfair Labour Practice Application

On Monday, November 4th, SUN notified SAHO that we were preparing an Unfair Labour Practice Application. Today, this application was filed with the Saskatchewan Labour Board. This was not a decision your negotiations committee took lightly. As a union representing registered nurses, SUN takes a “clinical”, methodical and evidence-based approach to our work. The same applies to…

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Please Go Vote!

[October 9, 2019] Democracy is an amazing thing when it truly works. When we use our voices at the polling station to demand action from our governments and to hold our elected officials accountable for their promises, that’s when the positive changes we want to see in our communities and country happen.   But for a democracy to work we need a few simple things:   As voters we…

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