Crown corporations put plans in place in case of a strike

Oct 2, 2019 | 7:00am

Services at three of Saskatchewan’s main Crowns will be affected later this week if a planned strike by almost 4,500 employees goes ahead as planned by their union. Unifor announced on the weekend a full-scale strike would occur on Friday if a new deal was not reached with the provincial government. A “work-to-rule” campaign has […]

Unifor says “Work to Rule” campaign begins Monday with strike happening Friday

Sep 28, 2019 | 6:00pm

The union representing around 4,700 workers at SaskTel, two of their subsidiaries along with SaskPower, Sask Energy, SaskWater and the Water Security agency have given notice that “work-to-rule” job action will begin Monday morning. Unifor released a statement Saturday afternoon saying no further negotiations with the provincial government are planned for the weekend and the […]

SaskTel strike notice echoed by six other Crowns Thursday night

Sep 27, 2019 | 5:01am

Unifor issued a news release on Thursday stating that five more Crown Corporations and one Crown Agency (SaskEnergy, SaskPower, SecurTek, DirectWest, SaskWater, and the Water Security Agency) had joined SaskTel with the threat of job action as soon as midnight Monday. Crown employees are seeking a wage hike after they learned that Premier Scott Moe […]

Unifor notifies SaskTel of potential strike unless agreement is reached

Sep 19, 2019 | 4:40pm

SaskTel has been warned of a possible strike by Unifor if a collective agreement has not been reached within the next several days. The union has delivered a strike notice to the Crown corporation which would begin at 12:01 a.m. on September 30. Unifor’s SaskTel members were in favour for a strike mandate back in […]

Unifor members could hit picket lines if Sasktel doesn’t change ‘flat wage’ offer

Aug 16, 2019 | 11:44am

It’s looking more and more likely SaskTel workers will be taking job action. Unifor, the union that represents about three thousand of SaskTel employees, says if the crown corporation doesn’t change their offer with two years of flat wages, they are ready to go on strike, and are in legal position to give 72 hours notice. According […]

Sask Party facing allegations of trying to sell SaskTel

Aug 9, 2019 | 1:16pm

The provincial NDP is once again accusing the Sask Party government of attempting to sell SaskTel. This time, the NDP is presenting a report from the Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner stating that the Sask Party government made a secret committee to sell-off up to 50% of various crown corporations Finance critic Trent Wotherspoon said he […]

SaskTel workers vote to strike

Jul 22, 2019 | 3:20pm

SaskTel workers have given a strong mandate to take strike action as they look for a new contract. The union representing the workers, Unifor Local 15, says in a statement that members have made their intentions clear with the vote, but it has been agreed upon nothing will happening pending the outcome of bargaining meetings […]

SaskTel announces net income of $127.4-million

Jul 8, 2019 | 10:09am

SaskTel has reported a net income $127.4-million and operating revenues just under $1.3-billion for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019. “SaskTel is working diligently to ensure that Saskatchewan residents have access to a world-class communications infrastructure by continuing to invest in advanced and comprehensive broadband networks throughout the province,” Minister Responsible for SaskTel Don […]