Renee works every day to help people who are facing severe addiction issues in her community. She provides professional counsel to men and women. She hears their stories and understands their difficulties. Little do her clients know that she is facing her own challenges.
Renee is the mother of two school age children and has a wonderful husband. However, all is not well in their world. (more…)
What inspired these ads? Quite simply, our members. The work SEIU-West members do is a valuable contribution to the day-to-day life of the people of Saskatchewan.
Private for Profit = Cuts in Public Funding?
By Lisa Zunti
As an SEIU-West member who works as a Licensed Practical Nurse on a surgical care unit, I have been attending meetings of the Saskatchewan Surgical Initiative Guiding Coalition for over two years under the direction of our current provincial government mandate. As a committed health care professional, I was excited at the prospect of such opportunity to actively influence future solutions to increase surgeries within our health care system. Unfortunately, I come away from these meetings with feelings of despair and futility. (more…)
Stop the Cuts to Education Assistants – Our Children are Worth More
The Sask Party initiative to cut Education Assistants from the Education sector is causing real problems for families. Shelley Campbell is a mother, a care provider in long term care, and a strong advocate for improved funding to both our Public and Catholic school systems in Saskatoon. Why? Shelley has a 9 year old boy that relies upon these resources to complete his schooling as he suffers with autism. Her son has been refused access to the two schools conveniently located to the family home.
Shelley has been asking her MLA, she has been asking Principals and she has been asking School Board administration: How can I go to work wondering where my nine year old son is? (more…)