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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

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
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