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Covid-19 March 19 Update

I know you are looking for answers. These are very unsettling times, and you want to know what's in store for you at work.  We are still working to get the details sorted out and employers are scrambling to put policies in place for a situation no-one imagined was likely.... Read more

YEU CLOSURE - MEDIA RELEASE MAR17-2020

We have closed our offices in response to the Covid-19 crisis. All meetings and training have been cancelled until further notice. Please see the media advisory, below.  Thank you.  Read more

YEU Covid-19 Response-Closure

The Yukon Employees' Union office will be closed for the time being, with our staff working remotely.  We've made this decision for the protection and safety of our members, our staff and the communities we live in.  We're doing everything we can to help slow the spread of the Covid-19... Read more

COVID-19 MEMBER UPDATE

The Public Service Alliance of Canada has today released a new, updated memo for all members entitled Covid-19, Your Rights at Work which we encourage you to read.  Covid-19: Your Rights at Work Like you, we are following developments around the Covid-19 virus closely. Our leadership is working with employers... Read more

The Coronavirus and Your Rights at Work

  As the number of reported cases of the coronavirus (2019-nCoV) rises worldwide, YEU/PSAC members are increasingly concerned for their health and safety at work. With the recent cancellation of the Arctic Winter Games, many Yukoners are wondering what's next, and how to protect themselves should the virus make its... Read more

YEU Affirms Solidarity with the Wet'suwet'en Nation

Yukon Employees’ Union affirms our solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en Nation and the position taken by the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs. They have not ceded their jurisdiction to the lands they have lived on and been stewards of for millenia, and we respect Indigenous sovereignty. YEU supports full implementation of the calls... Read more

she/zhe leads the world leadership summit

Women have always been a powerful force in Canada’s labour movement, holding leadership positions at the Local, Regional and National levels. Yukon Employees’ Union is proud to join the PSAC Regional Women’s Committee, PSAC Area Council and PSAC North as major funders of this important event. *See below for sponsorship... Read more

Not Your Efficiency - Protect Supply Services Branch

*On Thursday, October 17, Highways & Public Works Deputy Minister Jamie Pitfield called a surprise meeting where he coldly announced that both Central Stores and Queen's Printer were to be closed down, dissolved. I was shocked to my core. My heart was racing and I was physically shaking. I could... Read more

PSAC Education in Action-Guatemala 2020

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY Education in Action project in Guatemala, March 2020 (Two weeks – dates to be confirmed)  All applications must be received by October 31, 2019 Education in Action inspires people in meaningful solidarity with Guatemala. PSAC Social Justice Fund (SJF) is organizing a 12-person delegation to travel to Guatemala in... Read more

Yukon Employees' Union Newsletter, August 2019

Read the August issue of the Yukon Employees' Union's newsletter online now.  In this issue: 25 Year Anniversary of the Labour Day BBQ! Bienvenidos a Yukon, The Community Laundry Project and more.   Read more