paid sick leave

NDP proposing paid sick leave bill

May 7, 2021 | 1:33pm

The Saskatchewan NDP is hoping to provide paid sick leave for workers in the province. A private members bills being proposed by NDP Labour Critic Jennifer Bowes is aimed at providing 10 days of sick leave during non-Covid times and 14 days during the COVID-19 state of emergency. Bowes says protecting employees during a pandemic […]

SGEU calls for paid sick leave on National Day of Mourning

Apr 28, 2021 | 7:40am

The Saskatchewan Government and General Employees’ Union (SGEU) is taking a moment on Wednesday to recognize the National Day of Mourning. SGEU Acting President Roseann Strelezki said April 28 is an opportunity for people to remember those who have been killed, injured or become sick while on the job. Strelezki said this year they are […]

Paid sick leave debated in Sask. Legislature

Apr 27, 2021 | 4:48pm

A member of the Saskatchewan NDP brought the conservation of paid sick leave back to the house in the Saskatchewan Legislature on Tuesday. Jennifer Bowes, the NDP’s associate labour critic, suggested that the provincial government does not have the decency to consider paid sick leave in Saskatchewan during a pandemic. “We’ve seen an increase in […]