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We're Not on Strike Yet But...

On September 20th members of YEU/PSAC Local Y021 - Yukon Arts Centre, voted overwhelmingly to provide the bargaining team with a strike mandate. This means we are in a position to serve 72 hour strike notice and withdraw our services between now and any time within two months (60 days)... Read more

YEU Education Bursaries 2022 - Closed

The YEU Education 2022 Bursary Application process is now closed. We are currently in the process of shortlisting 8 successful applicants and they will be notified by email soon. The annual bursaries of $1000 each will be awarded to full or part-time students pursuing post-secondary education in an academic field... Read more

Every Child Matters

Yukon Employees’ Union is located on the Traditional Territories of the Kwanlin Dün First Nation and Ta'an Kwäch'än Council. As an organization we are moving forward with actions of reconciliation. Our largest room is a meeting space dedicated to the late Elder Lucy Jackson. It is adorned with a carving... Read more

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
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