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YEU Community Laundry Project

Do your Laundry for FREE! Family Hotel Laundromat 6pm-9pm; Tuesday October 10th. Getting to the bottom of the laundry hamper is EXPENSIVE!  Yukon Employees' Union is happy to offer an evening of FREE LAUNDRY at the Family Hotel Laundromat. You bring your laundry hamper; we'll provide laundry tokens - even... Read more

YEU 2023 Bursary Applications Closed

As of midnight on September 30th, 2023, the application period for the Yukon Employees' Union (YEU) 2023 Bursary Program is officially closed. We would like to extend our appreciation to all applicants who expressed interest in the program. The selection process will now commence, and successful bursary recipients will be... Read more

Unveiling Truths: YEU Challenges YG's Claim of "Inaccuracy"

Let's examine the Yukon Government (YG) response claiming the Yukon Employees’ Union (YEU) newsletter “unfortunately contains some inaccurate information” and “it would be a violation of ATIPP legislation to get into the specifics of the requests”. Imagine if an independent entity could review actions and responses related to Access to... Read more

YEU says NO to Hate, supports Counter Protest

MEDIA RELEASE    18 September 2023 We Stand Proudly with the Yukon's 2SLGBTQIA Community The Million March for Children is a rally to promote hatred and exclusion. It’s a march against science, against human rights, and against human dignity. Coercing children to skip school and march against the rights of their... Read more

Ensuring Transparency and Compliance: YEU Addresses ATIPP Concerns

The Yukon Employees’ Union (YEU) asks the Public Service Commission to clarify which information they consider to be inaccurate. Our inquiries stem from an access to information request, and we have made the ATIPP result available on our website with a reference provided HERE. It appears that the Public Service Commission,... Read more

Public Service Commission orders files destroyed, violating ATIPP Act

Recently, YEU submitted an Access to Information and Protection of Privacy (ATIPP) request and were advised the resulting document count was in the range of 600 pages. Surprisingly, the documents received numbered only 16 pages, with the balance redacted by the Public Service Commission. Upon close review of the documents,... Read more

Solidarity in a Summer of Fire

September 2023 Much of Canada was blanketed in smoke for the 2023 fire season, with almost 5600 wildfires to date this year. NWT evacuation orders impacted over 20,000 northerners forced from their homes and communities. Yukon fires sent Mayo and Old Crow residents from their homes, causing upheaval and anxiety... Read more

2023 Convention Delegate Deadlines are Approaching!

There are some very important deadlines approaching quickly for delegates to the YEU Triennial Convention October 27-29. Please see the list below and ensure you've done everything necessary for a successful convention.  IMPORTANT DEADLINES: Hotel Booking Deadline: September 25th. If you are a non-Whitehorse resident, please reach out to Haley Philipsen... Read more

Celebrating Labour Day and Embracing Unity

As Labour Day draws near, we're reminded of the significance this holiday holds in celebrating workers and their contributions. Yet, for many of us, it also marks the bittersweet end of summer – a time to savor one last BBQ or embark on a final boat trip. Over the past... Read more

YEU Newsletter September 2023

This issue covers Solidarity during a summer marked by fires, YEU Training for Fall 2023, Essential info for Delegates attending the 2023 Triennial Convention, available Education Bursaries, Appreciation to the outgoing YEU Executive and more. Download full issue PDF here Read more
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