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YEU Newsletter, July 2016

In this issue: Pride, Myths about Canada Post, Trans Rights at Work, Keep Calm & Call your Union, Shop Steward Training & more.Read full newsletter HERE (PDF) Read more

The YG Fact-Finding Meeting; What to Expect

It’s another day at work, everything seems to be going well and it’s shaping up to be a good day.  Then it happens; you receive a request to attend a meeting the following day and your supervisor advises that you are entitled to bring a union representative to the meeting!What... Read more

I Need a UNION REP for a Meeting?!

It’s another day at work, everything seems to be going well and it’s shaping up to be a good day.  Then it happens; you receive a request to attend a meeting the following day and your supervisor advises that you are entitled to bring a union representative to the meeting!... Read more

Trans at Work; Dignity & Discrimination in Yukon

This week we have seen discrimination at its ugliest, its most vile. We watched in horror as news broke from Orlando Florida of the hate-inspired murder of so many at a gay nightclub but this is only the most recent in a long list of attacks.  While we may try... Read more

YEU Newsletter, June 2016

In this issue: Risk at RYTS; YG Failing Youth-in-Care & Caregivers; YG Bargaining Update; Tentative Agreement Reached; Friends & Comrades – Isn’t it Time for Gender-Neutral Solidarity? Where’s Tony Thomas? and more. Read full Newsletter here (PDF)   Read more

RYTS Caregivers and Youth-in-Care at Risk

Understaffing puts Vulnerable Residents & Workers at Risk Kids-in-care have faced more trauma than most of us will experience in a lifetime, most with first-hand exposure to violence & addictions.  Many have been subjected to instability, uncertainty and the absence of caring, consistent authority figures. Ensuring an environment that provides stability,... Read more