Region Contacts

Region 1 Office (Former Local 5111)

1291-100th Street
North Battleford, SK S9A 0W4
Phone: 445-6433 
Fax: 446-2405


Region 2 Office (former Local 4777)

215-16th Street West
Prince Albert, SK S6V 3V4
Phone: 922-0600 
Fax: 763-8915 


Region 3 Office (former Local 3967)

1651 Park Street 
Regina, SK S4N 5A2 
Phone: 757-7925 
Fax: 757-6959


Region 4 Office (former Local 5999)

46 – 3rd Street
Weyburn, SK
S4H 0V9
Phone: (306) 842-1559
Fax: (306) 842-1560


Region 5 Office (former Local 4980)

180 A Broadway West
Yorkton, Saskatchewan S3N 1E2
Phone: (306) 783-1396
Fax: (306) 783-1398

1651 Park Street, Regina, SK S4N 5A2 306-546-2185



Bargaining Updates

Unions to return to individual bargaining tables after talks stall at the coalition table

November 29, 2017

Dear CUPE Health Care Member:

After 48 days of bargaining, CUPE and its Coalition partners will be returning to their individual bargaining tables with their respective SAHO committees. No dates have been set at this point.

The Coalition bargaining committees presented SAHO with a “principles document” on October 17, 2017 in Moose Jaw that proposed that SAHO remove its concessions and attempted to narrow the scope of issues at the bargaining table. 

Since this time, this principles document has been the main focus of discussions with SAHO. Amended versions of this document were exchanged at the latest bargaining session that took place November 23 to November 27 in Saskatoon.

In a late evening session, your CUPE bargaining committee concluded that these discussions were not going to lead to a settlement that would include a fair and reasonable wage increase for our members, with no concessions.

CUPE continues to say no to concessions and rollbacks. Your bargaining committee is committed to bargaining forward, not backwards. A Letter of Understanding to review the Joint Job Evaluation Plan was agreed to and signed off on the first day of the latest session. No agreement, however, was reached on any other issues at the Coalition table.

We still anticipate the Saskatchewan Health Authority will be launched on December 4, 2017. The Coalition bargaining committees have been willing to discuss the many transition issues that will result from the replacement of 12 health regions with one provincial health authority. Unfortunately, very little time has been spent on these issues because the Coalition has needed to fight off the regressive public sector wage mandate.

You can join the fight by signing the new bargaining support postcards that our CUPE communicators and union representatives are distributing in the workplace. Your bargaining committee also greatly appreciates your messages of support and expressions of solidarity by wearing CUPE in the workplace.

Together we can bargain a fair and reasonable collective agreement.

In Solidarity,

Your CUPE Health Care Bargaining Committee

Sandra Seitz, Pearl Blommaert, Jim Carr, Nancy Black, Scott McDonald, Helen Sawatsky, Donna Krawetz, Brian Manegre, Wanda Edwards

About CUPE Local 5430

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.

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