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Description: The Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region has laid off 20 workers, prompting complaints from the Saskatchewan Union of Nurses that mental health services will be jeopardized.

Source: Global News

Date: 09/28/2016


Related links:

Earlier story
CBC story
Story about health region’s deficit
Service Employees International Union president responds to Saskatoon layoffs
Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region
Saskatchewan Union of Nurses

Questions for discussion:

• What reason does the health region give for these layoffs?
• What is the union’s response?
• Read the Related Links: which side do you think makes the best argument?
• What does the collective agreement between the Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region and the nurses union say about layoffs like these?

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