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Covid-19 HSAS Member Concerns

Movement of Members

We have received many questions from members asking whether the Employer has the ability to move them from their current position/worksite to another site.

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Personal Health Risks

Members with pre-existing health conditions which would place them at high risk if exposed to Covid-19 have voiced their concerns and asked questions.

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Vacation

There have been a number of questions put forward by members with respect to their vacation cut short by the federal advisory to return home, vacation booked for the coming weeks that members wish to cancel, and the possibility of the Employer cancelling approved vacation.

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International Travel/Returning to Canada

AS OF MARCH 22, 2020:

THERE IS NOW A MANDATORY SELF-ISOLATION ORDER IN EFFECT FOR ALL INTERNATIONAL TRAVELLERS RETURNING TO CANADA.

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Occupational Health and Safety/Right to Refuse Dangerous Work/PPE

Under Saskatchewan occupational health and safety law, you have the right to be safe at work. Your rights include:

  • The right to know about dangers in the workplace;
  • The right to participate in workplace health and safety committees;
  • The right to refuse unsafe work.

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Essential or Non-Essential?

HSAS has heard many concerns from members who have been told that their work is “essential” or “non-essential”.

In the daily meetings with the Ministry of Health and the SHA, HSAS has formally requested that the SHA provide definitions and criteria for designating who is an “essential” employee. HSAS has also formally requested a list of all members who the SHA considers to be “essential”.

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Working Remotely

Questions pertaining to members working remotely have been asked at the daily meetings with the Ministry of Health and the SHA. HSAS has requested information about the guidelines and criteria that would be used. The SHA has indicated that it is working on the process.

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Self-Isolation

FOR SELF-ISOLATION RELATED TO INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL, CLICK HERE 

We have raised our concerns about self-isolation protocols in the daily meetings with the Ministry of Health and the SHA.

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Child Care

We have received a number of questions with respect to child care concerns.

We can advise that there are a number of banks within your collective agreement which you may be able to access, depending upon your individual circumstances.

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