In Support of A Living Wage

  Yukoners who rely on minimum wage earn $11.51 per hour. And that’s before any tax comes off the top. Yukon workers deserve better than minimum wage – they need a living wage. Most minimum wage discussions tend to go…

YEU Newsletter, June 2018

In this issue:  YEU at PSAC National Convention; Whose Side Are We On?; In Support of a Living Wage (guest article, Yukon Federation of Labour) A Win for Home Support Workers; Weed at Work and more. Download PDF Version HERE…

YEU Newsletter, March 2018

In this Issue: City of Whitehorse Workers Achieve Contract, Avert a Strike; The Power of the Collective – Bargaining News from Many Rivers and more; From the President’s Desk – Colombia; Local Y010 Joins Fight Against Homelessness and more. Download…

Your Input, Your Contract

Our contract with the Government of Yukon expires December 31, 2018. We are already gearing up for a strong start to the bargaining process, but we need you. Bargaining proposals come from the members. Nominations for the Bargaining Input Committee…

YEU@ #PSAC2018 Day 4,5

Yukon’s delegates continue to lead and inspire at the National Convention. Again and again, members of our group have stood in front of hundreds of union activists and presented cohesive, well thought out and persuasive arguments for and against resolutions…

YEU @ #PSAC2018 – Day 3

The third day of  PSAC’s Triennial Convention was a day of debate, discussion, points of order and privilege. Much of the day was spent discussing constitutional resolutions, sometimes fairly dry business, but critical in ensuring the foundation of the union…

YEU @ #PSAC2018 – DAY 2

Monday April 30 was a very important day at the 18th Triennial Convention of the PSAC. Revered Senator Murray Sinclair, past chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission was keynote speaker. He spoke of painful issues with great dignity and…