The working-class history of Saskatchewan Province
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- Saskatchewan Strike Puts Phone Company On
- The Militant, 6 May 1996. After 13 months
of working without a contract, 3,600 members of the
Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada
struck Saskatchewan Telephone (SaskTel) April 10.
of us have never been on strike before.
- Potential strike not approved by
- By Anne Kyle, The Leader-Post, Friday 4
October 2002. The province's more than 1,000
correctional workers could be walking the picket
line. However the strike has not been sanctioned by the
Saskatchewan Government and General Employees' Workers
(SGEU) public service and government employees'
bargaining committee. The union is bound by a
contract that does not expire until Sept. 30,
It's probably not sanctioned by SGEU, but
that simply means we won't be getting any strike pay,
which is basically peanuts anyway, a worker said.
- ‘Scab is a scab’: Outside help
- By Neil Scott, The Leader-Post, Monday 7
October 2002. The use of so-called replacement workers
during strikes is provoking heated discussion once again,
as the strike by 2,500 health sciences workers rages past
the two-week mark. Replacement workers increase the
acrimony of strikes and often delay settlement.