April 2013 Newsletter

In this issue: Nine bargaining initiatives this year/We Are All Affected mobilization/YEU at the Yukon Trade Show/Member-of-the-Month/Real rules about workplace union activity/Grievance Process training/Beckie Huston joins YEU staff/President’s messageView the Newsletter (PDF) Read more

February-March 2013 Newsletter

In this issue: PSAC Mobilizes against attacks by the Harper Government/Air North Flight Attendants certify/Rand Formula History/YG Bargaining Update/Diamond Jubilee Honoree, Amanda MudryView the Newsletter (PDF) Read more

Federal budget missed opportunity

Ottawa – The union representing most federal government workers in Canada says that Federal Budget 2013 is a missed opportunity for the economy and services.News Release – Budget – PSAC March 21-2013 Read more

Proposals tabled by Union for YG bargaining

These are the Union’s proposals to amend the Collective Agreement between the Government of the Yukon and the Public Service Alliance of Canada. Click PDF to view.Proposals tabled by Union 2013 Read more

YG Bargaining Update – March 14, 2013

The Union Main Table bargaining team met with the employer team to exchange opening proposals during the week of March 11 in Whitehorse.Special Leave – Article 24The team was disappointed but not surprised when the employer proposed the discontinuation of the Special Leave Pilot Project. The previous contract resulted in an agreement... Read more

YG Bargaining Team holds workplace information sessions

On Thursday, March 7, members of the YEU Bargaining Team and support staff held workplace information sessions at various Yukon Government locations including the Lynn Building, Department of Education, Health & Social Services, Yukon Liquor Corporation, Highways & Public Works and the main Yukon Government building.Team members distributed a bargaining... Read more

Celebrating Rendezvous with YEU

The Yukon Employees’ Union was more active than ever at this year’s Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous. Read about some of YEU’s activities in the PDF file linked below.Newsletter Insert WEB Read more

YEU Rendezvous photo contest winners announced

This year YEU introduced a photo contest offering a flight for 2 on Air North. Entrants sought out a recognizable Rendezvous icon so they could be photographed holding a sign with the YEU logo. They then submitted the photo to YEU on Facebook, Twitter, or by sending an image to the union... Read more

Bargaining Update – Yukon Government Employees

The Union Pre‐Bargaining Team met for the second time with the employer’s team from February 25 to February 28 in Whitehorse.At the January bargaining session, the employer proposed significant changes to shift patterns and hours of work for a select group of Extended Care Workers, all Residential Care Workers and... Read more