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Yukon Arts Centre Workers Ratify Strike Vote

Published September 22, 2022 Yukon Arts Centre Workers Prepared to Strike Staff of the Yukon Arts Centre voted overwhelmingly to support a strike, should it be necessary, at a September 20th meeting.  Negotiations have been underway since April of this year, and the process has been extended twice to try... Read more

Labour Day Message 2022 - Solidarity and Safety

This Labour Day, Yukon Employees’ Union turns our focus to your health and safety in the workplace. Is your workplace safe?   If you can’t say with confidence that you are safe on the job, Yukon Employees’ Union can help ensure it’s a healthier place to spend your workdays. Some... Read more

YG Bargaining Update, August 2022

As you know, your Yukon Government workers' bargaining team met with the employer for conciliation meetings the week of July 19th.  While negotiations progressed and considerable time was spent on critical incident leave and the Respectful Workplace Office, to date nothing new has been signed off or finalized on that... Read more

We're Proud to Welcome the Workers of Queer Yukon Society

Congratulations to the staff of Queer Yukon Society, a newly certified bargaining unit of the Public Service Alliance of Canada and affiliated with Yukon Employees’ Union. Welcome to the Union family of Yukon Employees' Union and the Public Service Alliance of Canada; we're so glad you're here! Queer Yukon Society... Read more

Fighting for your Collective Agreement

We're back to the table July 19th with a conciliator and the employer. Negotiating a strong collective agreement requires a clear vision, determination, and the ability to keep pace even when the going is rough.  This round of bargaining with the government of Yukon has all the markings of a... Read more

Walking the Walk - With Pride

June is National Pride Month, and this year the Yukon celebrates Pride in August - we get to celebrate twice. And we will celebrate! The Yukon 2SLGBTQIA+ community has achieved some significant wins over the last few years, including the banning of conversion therapy, and unparalleled access to gender affirming... Read more

YEU Newsletter, May 2022

In this issue: Bargaining updates, YEU Community Meetings, President's Message, VP Message, Planning for your Retirement, YEU Strategic Planning, Local Organizers in the workplace and more. In this issue: Bargaining updates, YEU Community Meetings, President's Message, VP Message, Planning for your Retirement, YEU Strategic Planning, Local Organizers in the workplace... Read more

May is Sexualized Assault Prevention Month

Yukon Employees’ Union recognizes May as Sexualized Assault Prevention Month. We know our small population in the Yukon means there is a big chance the people we work with overlap with the people we see outside of work. We might see them casually, intimately and/or be in a relationship. The... Read more

Day of Mourning 2022

Worker Safety is a Shared Responsibility April 28, 2022 Every year on April 28, we stop to remember and honour injured and deceased workers. We honour those who have died on the job, who have died as a result of their work, or who have suffered injuries because of their... Read more

McPhee, Midwives and YEU

Media Release April 20, 2022 Yukon Government must deliver a healthy Midwifery Strategy Yukon Employees’ Union has watched with interest as Minister McPhee plays dodge and weave to avoid any responsibility for the overdue implementation of the Yukon’s midwifery program. Choosing to bargain in the media is not our usual... Read more
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