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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

PRECARIOUS!

Precarious. The word makes me think of danger, uncertainty and risk. The definition is “held through the favour of another, obtained by asking or praying and dependent on the will of another”.When you put the word “workforce” behind precarious it takes on a whole new meaning. If it sounds horrible,... Read more

Solidarity in Action – Guatemala 2018

With the support of the PSAC Social Justice Fund, Education in Action inspires PSAC members and others to get involved in meaningful solidarity with indigenous communities in Guatemala.  When we work together, a better world is possible.  Each year, members volunteer and travel to Guatemala to participate in the Education... Read more

YEU Newsletter, August 2017

In this issue: Community Nurses … Still Waiting; #Millennials – are the Kids all right? PTSI, Presumptive Legislation; Message from the President and more. Download complete issue (PDF) Read complete issue online Read more

#millenials-the kids are not all right.

Who are the Millennials? A millennial is anyone born between the early 80’s and the late 90’s – they are a pretty large cohort. Basically, if they’re younger than YOU, they’re millennials. If they’re annoying you, they’re millennials. If you don’t like a style, a trend or a new reality,... Read more

YEU Newsletter, June 2017

In this issue: Community Nurses Need Support Stat, Workplace Accommodation – who to call? When Should you call your Steward?  President’s Message, New Legislation guarantees Human Rights for all and more. Read full newsletter ONLINE HERE Download PDF Version HERE Read more

Community Nurses need support – STAT

“We will ensure that we have the necessary staff in place for this coming tourist season.”Yukon’s Health & Social Services Minister Pauline Frost announced emphatically in the Legislative Assembly on May 23rd that the Yukon’s Liberal Government will fully staff the territory’s Community Health Centres for this summer’s tourist season.... Read more

Finally! Yukon to Amend Human Rights Act & Vital Statistics Act.

On Tuesday May 16 2017 the Yukon Legislative Assembly voted to amend the Yukon Human Rights Act and Vital Statistics Act to explicitly recognize and protect the rights of transgendered Yukoners. The amendments were first recommended to the Government of Yukon in 2008 by the Human Rights Commission who argued... Read more