Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Campus Chairs Update January 2016

WHL Tickets
Calling all PSBU members! Your bargaining committee has purchased WHL tickets and is
partnering with SaskPolytech for the See You at the Game contest. Come and cheer on your
favourite WHL team.

Friday, February 12    Swift Current Broncos vs Moose Jaw Warriors
Friday, February 19    Kootenay Ice vs Regina Pats
Sunday, February 21  Brandon Wheat Kings vs Prince Albert Raiders
Friday, March 4          Lethbridge Hurricanes vs Saskatoon Blades

Enter at to win two tickets to a WHL game in your city. Last day to enter is listed in the contest rules.

Womens Committee Conference
The Womens Conference is going to be held in Regina on March 8 & 9. Information is available from your Campus Chair or on the SGEU website. Registration is open to all female SGEU members. We encourage you to apply as this conference fills up quickly.

Member Information
If you have moved or changed your email please send your current information to Your bargaining committee will use that information to send out bargaining updates.

Own It Petition
Own it is a campaign to protect Public Services. Please go online and sign the petition.‐it‐project‐protect‐public‐services‐launched and also have your friends and family sign. You can also take the quiz.

SGEU Website
Have you had time to check out SGEU’s website? Visit to find links to Our Union, News, Get Active, Member Resources, LTD, and Benefits.

In solidarity,
Shawna North
Bonnie Bond
Ellen Leaman
Terri Wale
Deb Zawada Wiebe

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Campus Chairs Update December 2015

Proposals Conference
Proposals Conference was held in Saskatoon on November 20 & 21. There were 20 delegates in attendance that reviewed and voted on proposals to be included in the next round of bargaining.

PEPP Lawsuit
The employer’s consultant is reviewing the files to determine if claims will be approved. We expect that appeals for denied claims will begin in March 2016.

Collective Bargaining Agreement Presentation - HR and PSBU
Bonnie Bond did a joint presentation with Labour Relations to Program Heads and CEC’s regarding our collective bargaining agreement. This presentation was offered in Regina and Saskatoon. Positive feedback was received and we hope to participate in these sessions again in the future.

Did You Know ...
…. that after you submit your revised JIQ, if there is a change in pay band the incumbent can only be challenged from more senior employees from the locale within the same department. See Article b) for the full details.

We would like to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season.

In solidarity,
Shawna North
Bonnie Bond
Ellen Leaman
Terri Wale
Deb Zawada-Wiebe