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International Women's Day in a time of War and Famine

International Women’s Day was conceived in Russia as an anti-war protest in 1913 as the world prepared for war. In the years of global conflict that followed, women across Europe rallied for “bread and peace.” And while Russian political leaders initially decried the women’s actions as untimely, those peace marches,... Read more

Tentative Agreement Reached Between Local Y025 and Yukon Hospital Corp

March 1, 2024 A tentative agreement has been achieved between the 350+ members of YEU/PSAC Local Y025 and their employer, the Yukon Hospital Corporation. These workers have been without a contract since September 2022. A recent strike vote provided the union’s bargaining team with an overwhelming strike mandate. This strength... Read more

Strike Mandate returned by Yukon Hospital Workers, Local Y025

High member turnout nets overwhelming support of strike mandate YEU/PSAC Local Y025 members, employees of the Yukon Hospital Corporation, have voted overwhelmingly in favour of giving their Local a strike mandate. The strike vote itself also had an outstanding member turnout. Employees have worked without a contract since September 2022.... Read more

Health & Social Services Needs Critical Attention

January 31, 2024 Yukon Employees' Union calls on the Government of Yukon to address the chronic, ongoing, dangerously low staffing levels within the Department of Health and Social Services. To continue ignoring this issue will only serve to further endanger the health and well-being of clients, staff, and the public. ... Read more

Local Y025: Update from the Bargaining Team

Your bargaining team applied for Conciliation on November 28. We have been at the table for over eight months, and have worked without a contract since September 2022. The team will be seeking third party assistance to try to reach an agreement on outstanding monetary matters that address the needs... Read more

YEU Community Laundry Project

Do your Laundry for FREE! Family Hotel Laundromat 6pm-9pm; Tuesday November 14th. 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

Organizing for Resistance: YEU Convention this Weekend

Union activists from across the Yukon will gather in Whitehorse October 27-29 to debate resolutions, discuss issues, and determine the union's mandate for the next three years. Selected by their peers to represent the wishes and priorities of Locals large and small, a delegation of over 100 members will spend... Read more

CLiFF 2023 - Labour Film Festival

YEU is proud to announce our continued sponsorship and hosting of the Canadian Labour International Film Festival (CLiFF) at our YEU Office in Whitehorse. CLiFF's enduring vision is to empower working individuals to share their own stories in their own words and through their own visual narratives. This remarkable labour-focused... Read more

Looking for a copy of your new YG Collective Agreement?

When will the new Yukon Government Workers contract be updated on the website? How do I get a hard copy? Once the contract has been signed by all parties, both the union and the employer’s legal teams review to ensure the language reflects the intent agreed to at the bargaining... Read more
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