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Steve has been a union activist for many years, first as a Teamster. He began driving truck at age 16 and he soon took on the role of Shop Steward. A Community Health Nurse by profession, Steve served 6 years as a Shop Steward with the Ontario Nurses Association before making the north his home. He served as a YEU Shop Steward, Local Y017 Officer and as both Director and VP Communities before first being elected president in 2011. This is Steve’s third term as President of the Yukon Employees’ Union.
Paul’s union activity started in 2004 when he became a Shop Steward with CUPE in British Columbia. Paul later moved to Toronto and continued his activism as a CUPE member as a Shop Steward and member of the Labour Management Review Committee. In 2014, Paul moved to the Yukon. He became a Director of his Local (Y017) and Shop Steward at his worksite. Paul maintained his roles as Director and Shop Steward until he was elected as Vice President of YEU in October of 2017.
Based in Dawson City, Tony Thomas is an experienced union activist. His roles have ranged from Shop Steward to Local President, and he has served on the YEU Executive for several years. Tony is the first elected Vice-President for Communities. He will represent YEU throughout the territory during his term, visiting each community and meeting with members to provide enhanced communication and access outside of Whitehorse.