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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

PSAC Yukon Education Fall 2019 Schedule

PSAC offers participant centred training, and facilitators use participatory and inclusive teaching methods to respond to all sorts of learning styles. Most core courses are scheduled on either a Saturday/Sunday or a Friday/Saturday format.  There is no cost to attend, and your expenses will be reimbursed, including loss of salary or... Read more

Yukon Bonus - Policy Grievances in Action

Some members from Yukon Government recently approached YEU for assistance because their Yukon Bonus had been reduced.  We learned that these members were on reduced hours at work, and therefore on partial leave without pay.  The collective agreement with YG states that the Yukon Bonus will be reduced if someone... Read more

Yukon Government Workers Ratify New Contract

July 22, 2019 YG Workers have voted overwhelmingly in favour of ratifying a new Collective Agreement with their employer. The contract, negotiated by an employee bargaining team, the Public Service Alliance of Canada and the Yukon Employees' Union was presented to workers throughout the territory July 14-18. The new CA... Read more