The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) represents over 30,000 members across Saskatchewan working in a variety of public service occupations including: health care, K-12 school system, universities, libraries, municipalities, community-based organizations and boards and agencies.
|CUPE Sector Committees in Saskatchewan|
|Health Care – CUPE Local 5430|
|Education Workers’ Steering Committee|
|Library Workers’ Steering Committee|
|Municipal Employees’ Steering Committee|
|Community Based Organizations (CBOs) Steering Committee|
The following links are available to find out more about sector representation bodies within CUPE including occupational group steering committees.
CUPE Local 5430 – Health Care Workers of Saskatchewan
CUPE is the largest health care union in the province, representing over 13,600 health care providers working in hospitals, long-term care, home care, community rehabilitation services and mental health services. From continuing care aids to licensed practical nurses (LPNs), dietary staff to medical diagnostic technologists and technicians, housekeeping and laundry aids to clerical and maintenance staff, CUPE members are an important part of the health care team caring for you and your loved ones.
CUPE Local 5430 replaces the CUPE Health Care Council and the five health locals that voted last summer to merge into one. CUPE represents members working in the following health regions: Prairie North Health Region, Prince Albert Parkland Health Region, Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region, Sun Country Health Region and Sunrise Health Region.
Education Workers’ Steering Committee
CUPE represents nearly 8,000 education workers across Saskatchewan in the pre K-12 school system. From educational assistants to library assistants and technicians, custodians to trades workers, school secretaries to school bus drivers, social workers to computer technicians, CUPE members support Saskatchewan students each and every school day.
EWSC Chair: JACKIE CHRISTIANSON (Local 3766)
Library Workers’ Steering Committee
CUPE represents workers in eight libraries in Saskatchewan: Regina (Local 1594), Saskatoon (Local 2669), Lakeland (local 3077), Palliser (Local 9-01), Parkland (Local 1904), Southeast (Local 2174), Wapiti and John M. Cuelenaere (Local 1788). CUPE members are information specialists, research assistants, fact finders, literacy trainers, English as a Second Language trainers, children’s story tellers, puppeteers, and much more.
LWSC Chair: SARAH MORDEN (Local 2669)
Contact information available via the CUPE Saskatchewan Office.
Municipal Employees’ Steering Committee
CUPE represents municipal workers in cities and towns across the province, delivering a network of reliable public services Saskatchewan families rely on such as safe drinking water, wastewater treatment, waste disposal, recreation programming, swimming lessons and lifeguarding, and maintenance to roads and parks.
MESC Chair: RICK SIELSKI (Local 47)