Child care rally planned June 15 at Saskatchewan legislature
care, respect and equality for our children," SGEU urges members
Regina - A rally in support of a comprehensive public national child
care program is planned at the Saskatchewan legislature in Regina on
The Saskatchewan Government and General Employees' Union (SGEU/NUPGE)
is urging members to turn out and lend their voices to the cause.
The event is being organized by the Saskatchewan Federation of Labour
and has been timed to coincide with the Prairie School for Union
Women, which is taking place June 12-16 in Regina.
"Demand care, respect and equality for our children," the SGEU says.
"Join us in achieving a child care system that ensures high quality,
universal care for children (up to age 12); is publicly funded and
regulated to meet quality standards; provides training and resources
to child care providers, and addresses the child care wage crisis by
increasing wages and benefits of child care providers."
The Prairie School for Union Women offers trade union women an
intensive learning and sharing experience in a supportive environment.
The goals of the school are to develop women’s personal and leadership
skills and to build solidarity among women workers. The school
provides on-site child care and is committed to child-friendly
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3 June 2005