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Unions feed the PEOPLE! Join us for a FREE Labour Day BBQ!

Local Y010 and many other Labour groups will be flipping burgers and shucking corn Monday September 1st, celebrating Labour Day in Shipyards Park!  Each year YEU’s largest local sponsors a massive community feast, inviting everyone to join the party. There’s free food, entertainment, old time games for the kids, a... Read more

YEU Newsletter, August 2014

Highlights in this issue:  YE-Unity helps fill Food Bank Shelves; PSAC Regional Women’s Cttee; Member of the Month Gro Brodersen, PSAC Union Development Program, Top 10 Reasons NOT to Join a Union.Read the complete Newsletter HERE, PDF Read more

The Food Bank Challenge… look what we DID!!

When Whitehorse Food Bank‘s Executive Director Stephen Dunbar-Edge told CBC reporter Sandi Coleman things were looking bad he wasn’t kidding; the shelves were dangerously bare and emergency food hampers for the 1200 monthly clients were at risk. YEU Local Y010 President Tammi Sikorski heard Stephen’s interview and decided to see... Read more

CHALLENGE ACCEPTED! Y010 & YEU’s Whitehorse Food Bank Challenge!

The Whitehorse Food Bank is in dire straits; their shelves are bare and they’re having a hard time meeting the needs of hungry Yukon families. Summer is always a lean time of year for the community organization; demand goes up while the supply of food and cash donations goes down.Local... Read more

July 2014 Newsletter

Highlights in this issue: What is the Duty to Accommodate?, News from Local Y011, Are you a Rand? Straight Talk; Do Unions Protect the Lazy?, CASLRead complete newsletter here: PDFVisit YEU’s blog for more. Read more

Treasury Board bargaining; Why it matters to you.

The Public Service Alliance of Canada and its 100,000 Treasury Board members are at the bargaining table with their federal employers. There are greater than 250,000 public servants represented by 17 unions, all united in a solidarity pact; no one union will give in to the federal government’s concession demands... Read more

What is the Duty to Accommodate or How did THEY get that job?!

Image courtesy of http://uxventure.tumblr.com/ What is the “duty to accommodate”? Human rights legislation protects the right of all workers to be free from discrimination on the basis of a disability. In the workplace this means an employee has the right to be “accommodated” so they can continue to work despite... Read more

No FAIR! The unfortunate race to the bottom for worker rights.

Imagine a school lunch room – hungry kids eagerly opening lunch boxes and bags, ready to dig in. Over at a corner table, a group of kids sit with meager lunches; some have nothing to eat at all. When you consider this image it’s not hard to imagine how you’d... Read more
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