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Legislative changes protect workers’ jobs during emergencies

The Government of Saskatchewan introduced amendments on March 17 to The Saskatchewan Employment Act ensuring employees have access to job protected leaves during a public health emergency.
 
“We want to thank workers across Saskatchewan for everything they do,” Labour Relations and Workplace Safety Minister Don Morgan said.  “No one should lose their job for continuing to prioritize health and safety during this public health emergency.”

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Special mediator appointed in Co-op Refinery dispute

Labour Relations and Workplace Safety Minister Don Morgan has appointed Vince Ready as a special mediator to assist in the negotiations between Unifor Local 594 and the Consumer’s Co-operative Refineries Limited.

The labour action began on December 5, 2019, at the Co-op Refinery Complex after the union issued strike notice and the Co-op issued lock-out notice to workers. Continue reading “Special mediator appointed in Co-op Refinery dispute”