Watson Lake Local Y045

Tentative Agreement Reached with Government of Yukon

A tentative agreement has been achieved between the Government of Yukon’s unionized workers and the employer. Both the union and employer have accepted the unanimous, non-binding recommendations of the Conciliation Board’s Executive Panel following meetings held on the May long weekend. Read Media Release

Contract Ratification Meeting Schedule

While originally planned as strike vote meetings, members will instead receive a tentative contract, recommended by the Bargaining Team, for review. The changes proposed to the previous contract will be explained and questions answered after which a contract ratification vote will follow. Click HERE to see the schedule for these meetings.

YEU Triennial Convention 2023 - Call Letter

Click here to access the Y045 call letter for the convention. The call letter contains essential information about representation, delegate elections, and registration deadlines. We encourage you to review it thoroughly in preparation for the convention.

If you have any questions or require further assistance, please don't hesitate to contact us at [email protected] or call us directly at 867-667-2331.

Need a Shop Steward?

Having trouble at work? Looking for someone to talk through an issue with or who can answer your questions about the Collective Agreement? Shop Stewards are trained volunteers who act on behalf of members in the workplace. They're your first stop when you're looking for answers or when something doesn't feel right on the job. Click the Shop Steward icon for a directory.

We always need more Shop Stewards!
Consider taking on the role of union representative yourself. Becoming a workplace advocate is a powerful way to support your colleagues and build a stronger union.
Learn more HERE.

You can also reach out for assistance using the YEU Online Intake Form 24 hours a day. Someone from the YEU Hall will contact you within 2 business days.

Watson Lake Local Y045 is comprised of workers from TWO employers, or Bargaining Units. Prior to the 2018 merge, these units were known as YEU/PSAC Local Y028, Watson Lake & Tuchitua and as YEU/PSAC Local Y029, Town of Watson Lake. Each distinct Bargaining Unit operates under its own negotiated Collective Agreement, as listed below.

Government of Yukon members - your contract is under negotiation. Learn more here. 

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Your Collective Agreement

Town of Watson Lake Municipal Workers:

Your Collective Agreement


  • Town of Watson Lake
  • Public Service Alliance of Canada

Term of Agreement

January 1, 2023 to December 31, 2026.

Ratification Kit, 2023 Bargaining

Collective Agreement (expires Dec. 31 2022)

Yukon Government, Watson Lake & Tuchitua:


  • Government of Yukon
  • Public Service Alliance of Canada
  • Yukon Employees’ Union

Term of Agreement

January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2021

Your Collective Agreement

Convention Collective en français

(Should discrepancies arise from translation, the English CA shall prevail)

Your Executive

Membership (person level):
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