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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

Celebrating Labour Day and Embracing Unity

As Labour Day draws near, we're reminded of the significance this holiday holds in celebrating workers and their contributions. Yet, for many of us, it also marks the bittersweet end of summer – a time to savor one last BBQ or embark on a final boat trip. Over the past... Read more

YEU Newsletter September 2023

This issue covers Solidarity during a summer marked by fires, YEU Training for Fall 2023, Essential info for Delegates attending the 2023 Triennial Convention, available Education Bursaries, Appreciation to the outgoing YEU Executive and more. Download full issue PDF here Read more

YEU Labour Day BBQ is Back – Join Us on September 4th!

The YEU Labour Day BBQ is returning to Shipyards Park, and we want you to be a part of it. After a pause due to the pandemic, we're back to celebrate our community and the hard work that keeps it thriving. A Reunion for All:Whether you've been with us before... Read more

YEU Welcomes New Members!

We warmly welcome you to the Yukon Employees' Union (YEU) family! We are thrilled to have you join us, especially at this significant time following the recent Yukon Government contract ratification. Our members' collective efforts have brought about positive changes, and we are proud of what we have achieved. Whether... Read more

Celebrate Yukon Pride 2023 with Queer Yukon!

Join us in celebrating Yukon Pride 2023, hosted by YEU/PSAC Queer Yukon Society - Y019 (Queer Yukon)! As a proud sponsor, YEU encourages all members and supporters to show their wholehearted support for Queer Yukon's efforts in making this event a resounding success. THE PRIDE PARADE IS BACK! Experience the... Read more

YEU Training Fall 2023: Build Your Tool Kit for Success!

The Fall 2023 Union Training schedule is here, offering a wide range of courses to enhance your skills and empower you in the workplace. Whether you're a new member or an experienced shop steward, these courses are designed to provide valuable knowledge and tools for success. We encourage all members... Read more

Cal Best - PSAC Co-Founder

James Calbert (Cal) Best was born in New Glasgow NS July 12, 1926, the son of Dr. Carrie Best and Albert Best. When Cal was a 15 year old boy, his mother Carrie took him to the Roseland Theater in New Glasgow. After hearing the story of three black teenage... Read more

YG Members Ratify Collective Agreement

Members Vote to Ratify New Collective Agreement Extraordinary attendance was observed at contract ratification meetings held across the Yukon last week. After today’s ballot count, we can say that Yukon Government workers have voted overwhelmingly to accept the tentative deal, ratifying their new contract. This Collective Agreement, retroactive to January... Read more

YEU 2023 Bursary Program

YEU Education Bursaries 2023 Each year, Yukon Employees' Union proudly awards eight education bursaries of $1000 each to members and their dependants pursuing post-secondary education. Educational pursuits can be full or part-time, and eligible individuals may apply at any age, and any stage of their education path. Please review the... Read more
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