In the Yukon
Unifor is the new entity resulting from the recently merged Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) and Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union, resulting in a membership of over 300,000 workers across Canada in more than 20 different sectors. Yukon’s Unifor members come originally from CAW.
The Canadian Union of Postal Workers is the primary union at the Canada Post Corporation, . With over 54,000 members in 210 locals, the union includes carriers, handlers and dispatchers, postal clerks, couriers, drivers, vehicle mechanics, electronic technicians, postal cleaners, warehouse workers and rural and suburban carriers.
PSAC North is the northern regional council of the Public Service Alliance of Canada. Representing close to 12,000 working people across the North, in Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
Yukon Employees’ Union is the bargaining agent for government employees, City of Whitehorse, daycares, women’s transition home, Klondike Visitors Association, energy corporation (YEC) and arts centre.
IBEW represents approximately 750,000 active members and retirees who work in a wide variety of fields, including utilities, construction, telecommunications, broadcasting, manufacturing, railroads and government.
The UA represents approximately 370,000 plumbers, pipe fitters, sprinkler fitters and service technicians in North America and Australia.
The USW is the largest private sector union in both Canada and North America with more than 225,000 members in Canada and more than 800,000 members continent-wide. The USW is Canada’s most diverse union, representing men and women working in every sector of the economy.
- The International Labour Organization
The International Labour Organization is the tripartite UN agency that brings together governments, employers and workers of its member states in common action to promote decent work throughout the world.