Yukon Union School August 25-29, 2024

June 6, 2024

Whitehorse, Yukon – The Yukon Federation of Labour is pleased to announce the opening of registration for the Yukon Union School, scheduled to take place from August 25 to August 29, 2024, at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre. This event promises to be an enriching experience for all participants, featuring a diverse range of classes and activities.

The Yukon Union School will offer comprehensive courses covering various topics, including reconciliation with Yukon First Nations, union and management relationships, stewardship, women in leadership, and more. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in meaningful discussions and networking with fellow union members and industry professionals.

The Yukon Union School aims to provide a conducive learning environment, with classes scheduled from Monday to Thursday, featuring morning and afternoon sessions. The event will also include evening receptions and recreational activities.  Participants are also encouraged to take in all the Yukon has to offer with tours offered by local operators, allowing participants to explore the beautiful surroundings of Whitehorse.

“We are excited to invite union members to join us for the Yukon Union School, where they can gain valuable insights, network with peers, and contribute to meaningful discussions,” said Teresa Acheson President of the Yukon Federation of Labour. “This event presents a unique opportunity for professional development and fostering strong relationships within the labour community.”

The registration deadline for the Yukon Union School is Wednesday, July 24, 2024. Interested individuals are encouraged to visit the Yukon Federation of Labour website for further information and to secure their spot at this highly anticipated event.

For more information and to register, please visit the Yukon Federation of Labour website at yukonfed.com/events.

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