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Cargill employees in Guelph reach a deal, Calgary workers voting on an offer

Cargill employees in Guelph reach a deal, Calgary workers voting on an offer

Jul 9, 2024 | 2:24pm
One Cargill strike might be over, but another might be waiting in the wings. Workers at the ready made plant in Calgary, that processes beef from the plant in nearby High River, voted Monday on a tentative contract offer. The results should be known sometime Wednesday. Last month, one-hundred per cent of those workers said […]
Teachers keep “Moving the Goalposts” according to Education Minister

Teachers keep “Moving the Goalposts” according to Education Minister

Mar 28, 2024 | 11:04am
With schools closing for “spring break” tomorrow, and through next week, there will be no job action from teachers. The on going labour dispute with the provincial government has seen teachers withdraw from extra curricular activities province wide all week. The job action is expected to resume after the break. Education Minister Jeremy Cockrill says […]
Teacher protests could overshadow budget release

Teacher protests could overshadow budget release

Mar 20, 2024 | 7:50am
The Saskatchewan Party government is set to release its 2024 budget on a day that could be overshadowed by teacher protests.  Premier Scott Moe says more dollars are to be spent on classrooms, health care and municipal revenue sharing.  Meanwhile, thousands of teachers plan to descend on the legislative building and demand the province negotiate on classroom […]
Moe, Cockrill accuse STF of targeting Hoopla for job action

Moe, Cockrill accuse STF of targeting Hoopla for job action

Mar 19, 2024 | 7:56am
The reaction from the Saskatchewan government was the expected one Monday on news that Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation was threatening job action that puts in jeopardy the Hoopla provincial basketball championships. Premier Scott Moe called “disappointing” the announcement from STF that they planned a one-day province-wide strike impacting Budget Day on Wednesday, and would pull extracurriculars province-wide on Thursday and Friday, […]
Basketball, music festival hang in balance in teacher labour dispute

Basketball, music festival hang in balance in teacher labour dispute

Mar 19, 2024 | 7:42am
The escalating labour dispute between teachers and the Sask Party Government has left a provincial basketball tournament hanging in the balance, with some students saying it’s frustrating the adults can’t play well together. The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation is planning a one-day provincewide walkout Wednesday — the same day the government is to introduce its 2024 budget. Teachers […]
Teachers Announce Job Action for Thursday March 14th

Teachers Announce Job Action for Thursday March 14th

Mar 11, 2024 | 10:57am
The feud between the provincial government, and teachers is continuing with no end in sight. Teachers are kicking off the week with a ban on all extra curricular activities province wide, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. That means teachers will not take part in the organization, supervision and facilitation of activities including athletics, non-curricular arts, field […]
February Break Pauses Job Action By Teachers, But No Talks Scheduled

February Break Pauses Job Action By Teachers, But No Talks Scheduled

Feb 17, 2024 | 5:42pm
Its hard to see getting Saskatchewan’s teachers, and the provincial government on the same page. The two sides have dug deep into their positions and there is little hope of compromise. The teachers want the issues of “class size and class complexity” negotiated at the provincial level, with the provincial government because they control the […]
Teachers to launch one day, rotating strikes to try and get government to negotiate

Teachers to launch one day, rotating strikes to try and get government to negotiate

Jan 29, 2024 | 1:25pm
The Saskatchewan Teachers Federation is announcing its next steps in its labour dispute with the provincial government. STF President Samantha Becotte says teachers will stage one day, rotating strikes starting Thursday February 1st. That means specific districts will be targeted, not the entire province. Teachers will strike at all schools in Holy Trinity, Prairie South, […]
Teachers Stage Second Day Long Strike to Back Contract Demands

Teachers Stage Second Day Long Strike to Back Contract Demands

Jan 22, 2024 | 9:25am
Parents were again making alternate arrangements for child care, as teachers in Saskatchewan are staging a province wide strike for one day only. Teachers held a one day strike last week. The biggest issue at the table is “class size and complexity”, an issue which the provincial government has absolutely refused to discuss in these […]
Teachers Walk Out for one day, with protests set up across Saskatchewan

Teachers Walk Out for one day, with protests set up across Saskatchewan

Jan 16, 2024 | 9:34am
Teachers, principals and other members of the Saskatchewan Teachers Federation are staging a one day walk out to push for a better deal with the provincial government. The two sides are far apart in talks, especially when it comes to class size and complexity. Teachers want to bargain this issues at the table, but the […]