The CUPE Local 5430 Executive Board would thank Sister Donna Krawetz for her many years of dedicated service and activism as Vice President of the former Local 4980 and CUPE Health Care Council and present Region 5 GVP and 5430 Executive Board member.
We wish you all the best and we will miss you Sister! Happy Retirement!
CUPE Licensed Practical Nurses and Continuing Care Assistants are key members of the nursing team. It is an important time to recognize the tremendous work CUPE members do every day to deliver high quality patient, resident, client care as part of the nursing team.
CUPE strongly supports multidisciplinary teamwork and full utilization of all team members’ skills and training. We will continue to advocate for our members and promote the amazing work you do.
Thank you for all the work you do today and every day! CUPE Local 5430 will continue to fight for a public health care system that allows for every team member to engage fully in providing high quality care.
Saskatchewan’s three health sector provider unions - SEIU-West, CUPE Local 5430 and SGEU - held ratification votes on the contract offer of the Saskatchewan Association of Health Organizations (SAHO), representing health-sector employers. The unions shared the results with their members on April 18th.
Members of SEIU-West voted to reject the contract offer.
Members of CUPE Local 5430 voted to accept the contract offer.
Members of SGEU Health Providers voted to accept the contract offer.
The offer included a five year contract with pay increases of 0%, 0%, 1%, 2% and 2%.
The three unions are currently working together to determine next steps, including notifying SAHO.
CUPE Local 5430 will be holding a Union Town Hall Meeting on the telephone for members of CUPE Local 5430.
This meeting is to talk about the Memorandum of Agreement.
CUPE Local 5430 is the largest health care union in Saskatchewan, representing over 13,600 members. We represent a wide range of health care providers in five major classification areas: clerical, technical, nursing, support and plant operations. Together, we each contribute to the well-being of hospital patients, long-term care residents and home care clients.