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The Boss Wants your Medical Records? Call the Union …Quick!

All of us at YEU are concerned for the privacy of YG employees and the protection of their personal & private medical history.Sometimes workers must provide their employer with medical information to access a workplace accommodation or receive benefits. The right to privacy is quasi-constitutional, meaning it can’t be set... Read more

Post-Traumatic Stress Injury: Hearing, Helping, Healing

Jim Regimbal chaired the Yukon Employees’ Union’s recent Human Rights panel discussions of Post-Traumatic Stress Injury.  As Dawson City’s Fire Chief, President of the Association of Yukon Fire Chiefs, and Yukon’s Director on the Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs, he has advocated for improved services to first responders suffering from... Read more

YEU Newsletter, December 2016

In this issue:Bill C-27 & Your Pension; Justin Lemphers, new President of YFL; Notes from Tony; Lisa Vollans on Rise-Up 2016; Human Rights Speaker Series 2016, PTSD & Poverty in Yukon; YEU Education Bursary Winners 2016; Seasons Greetings from YEU!Read full newsletter here (PDF) Read more

Bill C-27 and the Threat to Your Pension

Ahhhhh, retirement! You’ll have all the time in the world to do whatever you’ve been dreaming of for years. You’ve planned, you’ve saved and made sure you had your financial ducks in a row before your last day on the job. Thankful for work that offered you a rock solid... Read more

Bill C-27 and the Threat to Your Pension

Ahhhhh, retirement! You’ll have all the time in the world to do whatever you’ve been dreaming of for years. You’ve planned, you’ve saved and made sure you had your financial ducks in a row before your last day on the job. Thankful for work that offered you a rock solid... Read more

Creating Community Guidelines for Union Social Media Groups

Does your Local have a Facebook page? Perhaps a small group of workers have created a closed group where they hope they can chat more freely in a private setting?It is very important that the group or page administrators create and enforce community conduct guidelines for everyone’s protection.  Nothing on... Read more

YEU Newsletter, October 2016

In this issue: Annual Shop Steward Training Conference; Proud to be Your Shop Steward; YFL Convention, A Note from Tony Thomas, YEU VP-CommunitiesRead full newsletter HERE (PDF) Read more

New Contract for Government of Yukon Workers

YEU & Government of Yukon have released a digital version of the newly ratified contract effective January 1 2016 to December 31, 2018.Follow the link below to read or download the contract. Hard copies will be available through the employer; inquire with your Human Resources Representative to learn when they... Read more