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April 26 Bargaining Update for YG Members

Negotiations between the Yukon Government and your bargaining team continued in Whitehorse on the week of April 22.  Our team was disappointed, but not surprised when the government tabled their proposal to cease the accumulation of severance for resignation and retirement. We strongly opposed the Government's initial proposal.  In addition... Read more

Special Discounts for Members Just Got Even Better!

YEU and PSAC have always worked with local and national service providers to secure great discounts for our members, but those discounts just got even better!  PSAC has partnered with unionsavings.ca to provide SERIOUS SAVINGS on everything from luggage and electronics to travel hotspots like Disneyland and more. It's easy... Read more

April 1 Bargaining Update for YG Members

Your bargaining team met again last week with the employer's team, although Yukon Government has recently changed negotiators.   We have made some progress and have resolved some early non-monetary issues, but we're still discussing a number of non-monetary items.  Extensive discussions continue on the Respectful Workplace Article (Article 6) as well... Read more

YEU Newsletter, March 2019

In this issue: NationBuilder for your Local, Y010 Update, Become a Shop Steward, a Win for YEU, Yukon Women's Transition Home - a message from the Executive Director and more. See PDF version OR read full newsletter online.   Read more

NEBS Meeting Notice

NEBS IS COMING TO THE YUKON. The Board of Directors and the Pension Committee of the Northern Employees Benefits Services (NEBS) will be holding their first ever meeting in the Yukon. Listen to and discuss with these NEBS representatives the details of the NEBS Pension Plan and the efforts to... Read more

Hospital Workers Ratify New Contract

Hospital Members Ratify a New Deal Yukon Hospital Corp. workers had the opportunity to vote on the tentative agreement recently achieved between the Union and the employer. The ratification by the roughly 250 members of YEU/PSAC Local Y025 vote took place Monday, March 4th, only weeks after they returned an... Read more

Tentative Agreement for Hospital Workers

Thanks to hard work of the YEU/PSAC Local Y025 bargaining team, and the strong strike mandate provided by the membership, the union and the employer have arrived at a tentative contract after final negotiations February 14th and 15th. Contract ratification votes will take place March. 5th.    Read Media Release... Read more

YEU Newsletter January 2019

Our January/February Newsletter is now available online.  In this issue: Solidarity with Unist'ot'en Camp; Mental Wellness Cafes; Statutory Freeze; Bargaining Update and more. See Full Issue, PDF Version by clicking  HERE Read full issue online by clicking the image below. Read more

Hospital Workers Return Huge Strike Mandate

Thursday February 7, members of YEU/PSAC’s Local Y025 – Yukon Hospital Corp., gave their bargaining team a very strong strike mandate. A strike vote held at well-attended meetings throughout the day showed an overwhelming majority of workers are prepared to strike if necessary. That clear direction is sure to guide... Read more

Yukon Employees’ Union In Solidarity with Unist’ot’en Camp

The Yukon Employee’s Union stands in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en Nation in British Columbia. As a trade union that represents over 5,000 Yukoners, the Yukon Employees’ Union supports the full implementation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Calls to Actions, and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous... Read more