Media Statement- UNW Receives Mediation Report

UNW Receives Mediation Report

November 15, 2018

Yellowknife, NT- On Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. the Union of Northern Workers received a report from Mediator Mr. Vince Ready who was chosen to assist the Government of the Northwest Territories and the Union of Northern Workers negotiate a collective agreement. In the report Mr. Ready ... “in my view, further mediation talks should be scheduled between the parties to explore terms of settlement. I will wait to hear from the parties and then will make arrangements for suitable dates.”

Union of Northern Workers President, Todd Parsons says that “As suggested by Mediator Vince Ready, the UNW Negotiator will contact the Mediator to schedule suitable dates for further mediation.”
The GNWT and the Union have been negotiating a new collective agreement since January 2016.