Are [the staff] happy?
Again, they are adjusting.
If someone appears to be unhappy… They may have problems outside the workplace.

Diane Stadnyk, Manager of the Bentley Yorkton

In response to questions from a Resident Meeting 7 July 2011

CALEB MANOR VOTES SEIU-WEST!!!
After a long and challenging Campaign the vote was read and the Workers of Caleb Manor, a Revera Retirement Residence in Saskatoon,SK came together and voted for SEIU-West to represent them as their Union.
“Sweet Victory…”
“It was a sweet victory for the workers at Caleb Manor…”  said SEIU-West Organizing Director  Sean Senechal “They worked so very hard to form a Union at their Revera Facility, worked so hard to have some say and respect in their workplace. I hope this victory reminds everyone at Revera just how  important  the Union is to the workers of Caleb Manor.” Just like their fellow workers at the Revera owned Bentleys in Regina, Moose Jaw, Swift Current and most recently the Marian Chateau, Caleb Manor came together and chose SEIU-West as their Union.
By voting YES for a Union, the Workers of Caleb Manor;
Voted for RespectVoted for EquityVoted for the Residents
 We welcome the Workers of Caleb Manor to the SEIU-West Family! 
We look forward to working together with you and being your Union.
UPDATE: Revera Retirement Living has re-named Caleb Manor - The Bentley Saskatoon

CALEB MANOR VOTES SEIU-WEST!!!

After a long and challenging Campaign the vote was read and the Workers of Caleb Manor, a Revera Retirement Residence in Saskatoon,SK came together and voted for SEIU-West to represent them as their Union.


“Sweet Victory…”

“It was a sweet victory for the workers at Caleb Manor…” said SEIU-West Organizing Director Sean Senechal “They worked so very hard to form a Union at their Revera Facility, worked so hard to have some say and respect in their workplace. I hope this victory reminds everyone at Revera just how important the Union is to the workers of Caleb Manor.”

Just like their fellow workers at the Revera owned Bentleys in Regina, Moose Jaw, Swift Current and most recently the Marian Chateau, Caleb Manor came together and chose SEIU-West as their Union.

By voting YES for a Union, the Workers of Caleb Manor;

Voted for Respect
Voted for Equity
Voted for the Residents

 We welcome the Workers of Caleb Manor to the SEIU-West Family!

We look forward to working together with you and being your Union.

UPDATE: Revera Retirement Living has re-named Caleb Manor - The Bentley Saskatoon

MARIAN WORKERS VOTE SEIU-WEST!!!
In an overwhelming display of support for one another, the Workers of the Marian Chateau, a Revera Retirement Residence in Regina,SK came together and voted for SEIU-West to represent them as their Union.
"Last minute curve-ball…"
"It was 30 minutes before the vote when management threw that last minute curve-ball and announced their June schedule… with lay-off, hour cuts and job descriptions changes…"  said SEIU-West Organizing Director Sean Senechal "I can’t help but feel that Revera Management’s action helped confirm why the workers of Marian Chateau wanted SEIU to represent them in the first place… winning this vote isn’t just a victory,  it is a statement of how much these Workers have come together during  this campaign. This victory shows everyone at Revera just how important  the Union is to Marian Chateau." During the campaign the workers of Marian Chateau discovered that they  were not alone, they discovered the strength they had when they began to  share their stories. They discovered that a problem for one was a  problem for all… Together the Workers of Marian Chateau;
Voted for RespectVoted for EquityVoted for the Residents
 We welcome the Workers of Marian Chateau to the SEIU-West Family! 
We look forward to working together with you and being your Union.

MARIAN WORKERS VOTE SEIU-WEST!!!

In an overwhelming display of support for one another, the Workers of the Marian Chateau, a Revera Retirement Residence in Regina,SK came together and voted for SEIU-West to represent them as their Union.


"Last minute curve-ball…"

"It was 30 minutes before the vote when management threw that last minute curve-ball and announced their June schedule… with lay-off, hour cuts and job descriptions changes…" said SEIU-West Organizing Director Sean Senechal "I can’t help but feel that Revera Management’s action helped confirm why the workers of Marian Chateau wanted SEIU to represent them in the first place… winning this vote isn’t just a victory, it is a statement of how much these Workers have come together during this campaign. This victory shows everyone at Revera just how important the Union is to Marian Chateau."

During the campaign the workers of Marian Chateau discovered that they were not alone, they discovered the strength they had when they began to share their stories. They discovered that a problem for one was a problem for all… Together the Workers of Marian Chateau;

Voted for Respect
Voted for Equity
Voted for the Residents

 We welcome the Workers of Marian Chateau to the SEIU-West Family!

We look forward to working together with you and being your Union.

Purple Rain in Regina!

It is vote day for the Workers of Marian Chateau in Regina Saskatchewan. Today is the day when they decide to stand and support one another - by excercising their right to vote!

It may be raining on Vote Day, but we’re hoping it will be Purple Rain!

Just remember, at SEIU-West, we are workers just like you!

Our members come from health care, community based organizations, schools, towns and service based industries all over the Province.

SEIU-West represents over 12,000 Workers in Saskatchewan. We are the fastest growing union in Canada, and with over 2.2 million members, SEIU is the largest union in North America!

But none of this would be possible if it wasn’t for people just like you.

People who made a decision to come together with their co-workers and improve conditions at their workplace.

People who take a stand for dignity and respect, for having a voice on the job and in society, and for a secure job with the opportunity to advance.

SEIU-West and You
Stronger Together!

Residents Reject Changes, Support Workers 
Recently, in response to concerns about possible changes at Revera’s All Inclusive Rental Retirement Facilities in Saskatchewan, Rent Paying Residents and their families have asked how they can show their displeasure while still supporting the workers as they form a union.
A series of postcards have been produced and distributed to the residents, seen above, suitable for display or to send to Revera’s Corporate Head office in Toronto.
If you have a complaint, an idea for a new postcard, or if you just want to Support the Revera Workers in Saskatchewan as they form a Union - We want to hear from you!
Click Here and send us an email

Residents Reject Changes, Support Workers


Recently, in response to concerns about possible changes at Revera’s All Inclusive Rental Retirement Facilities in Saskatchewan, Rent Paying Residents and their families have asked how they can show their displeasure while still supporting the workers as they form a union.

A series of postcards have been produced and distributed to the residents, seen above, suitable for display or to send to Revera’s Corporate Head office in Toronto.

If you have a complaint, an idea for a new postcard, or if you just want to Support the Revera Workers in Saskatchewan as they form a Union - We want to hear from you!

Click Here and send us an email

Revera Limiting Snack Bars?


Sources tell EyeOnRevera that the Rent Paying Residents are concerned over the lack of replenishment of the on-site 24 hour snack bars at Revera Managed facilities in Saskatchewan. Could this be another possible change to the All-Inclusive Reveralicious Lifestyle?

What Is Reveralicious?
As Toronto based Revera Inc. takes over management of it’s seven Saskatchewan locations from the Caleb Group, their national website is promoting it’s new campaign "Reveralicious". "A celebration of delicious food prepared fresh by our chefs."
Meanwhile sources tell EyeOnCaleb that residents are allegedly becoming unhappy with changes in food quality, menu choices and the change to packaged foods from fresh.
We hear that some residents are now taking pictures of their meals, we encourage anyone who wants to share their photos and comments on changes to food quality at Revera’s All-Inclusive Rental Retirement Residences to share them with us.
If you are a Rent Paying Resident of Caleb Manor, The Franklin, Marian Chateau, or The Bentley you can send your photos and stories to us by clicking here.

What Is Reveralicious?


As Toronto based Revera Inc. takes over management of it’s seven Saskatchewan locations from the Caleb Group, their national website is promoting it’s new campaign "Reveralicious". "A celebration of delicious food prepared fresh by our chefs."

Meanwhile sources tell EyeOnCaleb that residents are allegedly becoming unhappy with changes in food quality, menu choices and the change to packaged foods from fresh.

We hear that some residents are now taking pictures of their meals, we encourage anyone who wants to share their photos and comments on changes to food quality at Revera’s All-Inclusive Rental Retirement Residences to share them with us.

If you are a Rent Paying Resident of Caleb Manor, The Franklin, Marian Chateau, or The Bentley you can send your photos and stories to us by clicking here.

Servers Are The First To Go…
Our sources are telling EyeOnRevera.com that the first round of staff reductions ordered by Revera’s Toronto-based management team are the Servers.
We are also hearing that to make up for the staff shortages the Rent Paying Residents are now going to take their meals at assigned times and at multiple sittings… We wonder how the Rent Paying Residents of Revera now feel about the alleged sudden reduction in service… Or how reductions measure up to Revera’s Pledge.
If you hear of changes in your Caleb/Revera Residence please Let Us Know!

Servers Are The First To Go…

Our sources are telling EyeOnRevera.com that the first round of staff reductions ordered by Revera’s Toronto-based management team are the Servers.

We are also hearing that to make up for the staff shortages the Rent Paying Residents are now going to take their meals at assigned times and at multiple sittings… We wonder how the Rent Paying Residents of Revera now feel about the alleged sudden reduction in service… Or how reductions measure up to Revera’s Pledge.

If you hear of changes in your Caleb/Revera Residence please Let Us Know!

Revera Inc. Takes Over Management From Caleb In Saskatchewan
In a deal that will the effect the residents and staff of seven all-inclusive retirement rental communities, Toronto based Revera Inc. quietly announced that it is taking over the day-to-day management of its facilities from Saskatoon’s Caleb Group.
The news came in late April 2011 and by the first week of May reports of staff reductions were already beginning to circulate. “The residents are taking it really hard” said a Revera employee who didn’t want to give her name “You get to know these people for a couple of years and they’re like family… Then all of a sudden they tell you you’re gone.”
Three of the former Caleb managed facilities in Saskatchewan are unionized with the Service Employees International Union, SEIU-West, these are The Bentley’s in Regina, Moose Jaw and Swift Current.
"I feel more secure" said one Bentley worker "It should be a smoother transition for us, we have a new Collective Agreement through SEIU-West”

Revera Inc. Takes Over Management From Caleb In Saskatchewan

In a deal that will the effect the residents and staff of seven all-inclusive retirement rental communities, Toronto based Revera Inc. quietly announced that it is taking over the day-to-day management of its facilities from Saskatoon’s Caleb Group.

The news came in late April 2011 and by the first week of May reports of staff reductions were already beginning to circulate. “The residents are taking it really hard” said a Revera employee who didn’t want to give her name “You get to know these people for a couple of years and they’re like family… Then all of a sudden they tell you you’re gone.”

Three of the former Caleb managed facilities in Saskatchewan are unionized with the Service Employees International Union, SEIU-West, these are The Bentley’s in Regina, Moose Jaw and Swift Current.

"I feel more secure" said one Bentley worker "It should be a smoother transition for us, we have a new Collective Agreement through SEIU-West