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YEU Closure Notice

Yukon Employees’ Union Hall will be closed from noon on Friday February 24th so staff can prepare the office for painting. Our offices will also be closed for the civic holiday, Friday February 24th. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Please feel free to email us or leave voice... Read more

New Leadership Training Scholarship

The Broadbent Institute’s Training and Leadership program supports the development of new and emerging Canadian leaders. We work with partner communities to provide training that improves the leadership skills of Canadians who are, or would like to be, engaged in advancing progressive ideas and building power.The Institute offers a range... Read more

YEU Newsletter, February 2017

In this Issue: Job Action looms in Watson Lake, Asbestos safety, Privacy & your Medical Records, Countdown to YEU Convention, Building a new Local, YEU Supports Whitehorse Food Bank & more. Read full newsletter here (PDF) Read online Read more

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