wages

Teachers and Government Sit Down for Talks to end labour dispute

Teachers and Government Sit Down for Talks to end labour dispute

Feb 12, 2024 | 9:08am
Negotiators for the Saskatchewan Teachers Federation will be sitting down with the provincial government’s bargaining team for the first time in weeks. Teachers have staged rotating strikes, in their attempt to get the government to come back to the bargaining table. Friday, the Sask Party Government gave new “marching orders” to the bargaining committee, although […]

Applications now available for those who qualify for SK govt temporary wage supplement

May 15, 2020 | 1:07pm

Eligible lower-income workers helping Saskatchewan’s most vulnerable citizens through the COVID-19 pandemic can now apply to the Saskatchewan Temporary Wage Supplement Program. For each eligible worker, the temporary wage supplement is $400 for each four-week period, up to 16 weeks, for the period from March 15, 2020 to July 4, 2020.  To be eligible, a […]

Federal government extending wage-subsidy program as steep job losses continue

May 8, 2020 | 11:04am

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government’s emergency wage-subsidy program will be extended beyond its early-June endpoint. The program covers 75 per cent of worker pay up to $847 a week to try to help employers keep employees on the job in the face of steep declines in revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

10,000 applications for wage subsidy program, Trudeau says

Apr 27, 2020 | 11:44am

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says nearly 10,000 businesses have applied for the federal government’s wage-subsidy program to help them deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. The emergency measure will cover 75 per cent of wages for employers that have seen sharp declines in revenue since the novel coronavirus hit Canada hard in March, up to $847 […]