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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

Air North union certified

The Canadian Industrial Relations Board (CIRB) has unanimously ruled that Flight Attendants employed by Air North are now “officially” unionized. The board also ruled that casual employees will be included in the bargaining unit. The decision was rendered after a review of documentation and voting results among the employees. See... Read more

Union presents Pre-bargaining proposals to YG

The proposals presented here were provided by the union to the employer during Pre-bargaining for a new collective agreement for employees of the Yukon Government. Draft Union Pre-bargaining proposals YTG 2013 Read more

WIN Airfare for Two! Rendezvous with YEU

Win a return trip for two on Air North; it’s EASY and FUN to enter! Stop by the YEU Hall Tent in Shipyards Park during Rendezvous Pick up a poster and copy of the contest rules Find a Rendezvous or Yukon icon (Can-Can dancer, Sourdough Sam, Airshow pilot,Keystone cop, YEU... Read more

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