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January 2013 YEU Newsletter

In this issue: Air North Flight Attendants organize, YG Pre-bargaining Team meets, YEU hires Senior Union Advisor, Idle No More, YEU Art Gallery, and more.View the newsletter (PDF) Read more

YEU hires Senior Union Advisor

Laura Hureau has joined the Yukon Employees’ Union as Senior Union Advisor. YEU now has three Union Advisors on staff to assist our members and shop stewards. The senior advisor will work with YEU’s Executive Director on broadening the design and delivery of educational opportunities for our members—in addition to... Read more

Union seeking art by members for gallery

YEU has committed to the display of original artwork by its members in the Union Hall. Original works may be purchased for permanent display, or accepted on loan as part of an alternating gallery presentation. Details about procedures, length of display and selection criteria will be provided on our website... Read more

YG Bargaining Update

Negotiator Erna Post has met with the YG Pre-Bargaining Team this week to discuss priorities for upcoming negotiations. They spent several days working on proposals that will be tabled next week (January 21-24) at the first round of bargaining with the employer.  Stay tuned for more information. If you haven’t... Read more

Privatization of Long-term Care: Not the Answer

Shifting more health care costs onto the backs of seniors, other long-term care residents and their families is wrong.But that is exactly what is being planned by the Yukon government.In fact, it seems to be the only plan the Minister of Health and Social Services Doug Graham can come up... Read more

Launch of our new website

Over the past few years, websites have traded their cluttered, flashy looks for more natural, content-driven designs. This is because companies have made an attempt to design websites around the user experience. Today is an exciting day for Yukon Employees’ Union as we leap into this new era.Since we made... Read more