News

November 20, 2020

SEIU-West Reaches Tentative Bargaining Agreement

Service Employees’ International Union West (SEIU-West) and the Saskatchewan Association of Health Organizations (SAHO Inc.) have successfully reached a new tentative collective agreement.

November 20, 2020

Emergency Shelters Receive Additional Support for Pandemic Response

Emergency shelters in Saskatchewan that serve clients referred through income assistance programs are receiving a boost in funding to help respond to pressures brought on by COVID-19.  The Government of Saskatchewan will provide an additional $171,000 to help support shelters in their work to keep clients safe.

November 19, 2020

Winter Weights Postponed

Due to milder weather this November, Winter Weight season is being postponed on all relevant secondary highways.  Typically, winter weights begin on November 16 each year and run through March 14. 

November 18, 2020

New Phase of Temporary Wage Supplement Program Introduced to Support Those Caring for Seniors

Today, Deputy Premier and Finance Minister Donna Harpauer announced a new phase of the Saskatchewan Temporary Wage Supplement Program (STWSP) targeted to workers in long-term care facilities, personal care homes, integrated healthcare facilities (which include both long-term and short-term care) and for home care workers providing care to seniors in their own homes.