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YEU Puts Hospital Corp’s Responses to the Test

The Yukon Hospital Corporation responded swiftly to the Union’s recent statements exposing the corporation’s plan to outsource microbiology testing to St. Paul’s Hospital. They were quick to appease the public and the press, saying there was nothing to the story. They insisted our information was false.They said the contract had... Read more

Hospital Plans to Contract Out Microbiology Testing to BC

Today, WGH released a statement in response to our questions and the media release. Here is the text of that letter, sent to us as an email from James Lowe, Director of People Services & Culture.  We are glad to see they do not intend to close the lab completely. It... Read more

YEU Newsletter, January 2018

In this issue; City of Whitehorse and Whitehorse Transit, Locals Y023 and Y022 enter conciliation bargaining with the employer. Challenge Disability Resource Group and Career Industries, Shop Steward Corner, Benefits of Membership 2018 and MORE. Download full issue now – PDF version Read the full issue online:   Read more

Welcome to the Next Three Years!

Welcome to the next three years! First of all, I would like to thank the delegates who represented the membership at our recent convention for their faith in my leadership. I heard what you said loud and clear. You want strong representation, fair collective agreements, strong communication and more training.... Read more

YEU Newsletter, November 2017

In this issue: YEU Delegates elect 2017-2020 leadership team; Rick Falbo tribute, Derrick Andersen, Local President Y023, Fighting seasonal blues and more. Read the full issue online here:   Read & download full issue HERE – PDF Version Read more

YEU Newsletter, September 2017

In this issue: We built a MOUNTAIN of Mac & Cheese, Donation to Yukon Transportation Museum, Your Local has a Budget, Note from the President – Precarious Work, Sue Christianson, Tony Thomas, YEU Convention Info: Delegates, Elections & Roles, United Way Yukon, Fuel Yukon – New Member Benefit , Scent-Free... Read more