Entries by Liz

July 15 – Yukon Minimum Wage Survey Extended

The Employment Standards Board has added another week for people to provide input regarding the Yukon minimum wage. EXTENDED SURVEY DEADLINESurvey closes at midnight! Yukon Federation of Labour has received membership feedback about the online version of the survey. What we heard: The survey welcome page is only in English, French is an option but […]

Have your say on Yukon’s Minimum Wage

The Yukon Minimum Wage Review Board is looking for your input, albeit quietly.   There is a survey running from June 8 to July 8, 2018.  Despite identifying as an interested party directly with Minister Streicker, Yukon Federation of Labour only learned about the survey in a letter received on June 19, 2018. YFL questions why the […]

Building Psychologically Healthy Workplaces – Whitehorse Offering!

Yukon Federation of Labour is pleased to offer Building Psychologically Healthy Workplaces, a free 4 day program on how to evaluate and improve the mental health of workplaces. Please register by commenting with your name, contact number and email address, at this link.  Space is limited and we will take names on so don’t delay! […]

National Day of Mourning Ceremony

JOINT PRESS RELEASE: Yukon workers remembered at National Day of Mourning ceremony Yukoners will gather for the Day of Mourning ceremony taking place at the Workers’ Memorial in Shipyards Park. The annual occasion honours Yukon workers who lost their lives to work-related incidents or occupational disease, and workers who were injured on the job. “On […]

YUKON MINIMUM WAGE REVIEW – COMING SOON

Yukon Federation of Labour is pleased with the minimum wage review announced by Yukon government.  Read on for the text, or click here to see the original announcement. Published 27/02/2018 Minister of Community Services John Streicker announced today that he will ask the Employment Standards Board to conduct a review of Yukon’s minimum wage. The […]