Bargaining Updates

Bargaining Units:

Nov 21 2022

The Union of Northern Workers (UNW) and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) will be conducting ratification meetings on a new tentative agreement with the ACDC. Members ON-SITE between…

Nov 07 2022

After months of working at the bargaining table, your bargaining team has come to an agreement with the employer. We made some significant steps forward and fought off the employer’s biggest…

Sep 13 2022

Your Bargaining Team is meeting regularly with the employer for contract negotiations. Updates on each bargaining meeting are being provided via email and on UNW Bulletin Boards on site. Please…

Nov 03 2022

Your Bargaining Team resumed negotiations on Wednesday November 2nd and as you may recall, we were supposed to be in bargaining until Friday, November 4th. However, the City has decided to call…

Oct 03 2022

Your bargaining team met with the Employer for negotiations on May 11-13 and again from July 13 -15. The team is set to return to the table with the Employer November 2 - 4. In Solidarity, You UNW…

May 04 2022

Your Bargaining Team will meet with the employer for collective agreement negotiations May 11 - 13, 2022. Bargaining Team members are Reilly MacNeil, Geraldine Penney, Karlee McKay, and PSAC…

Apr 08 2022

The key goal of the last round of collective bargaining between UNW/PSAC and Evergreen Forestry was to reach and maintain wage parity with firefighters at the GNWT. As such, the parties agreed in…

Jul 22 2022

From July 19 to 21, delegates from GNWT Locals met in Yellowknife for a Bargaining Conference. During the conference, delegates presented the bargaining proposals put forward by their Locals,…

Mar 10 2022

It is time for GNWT Locals to engage directly with their members to collect suggestions for bargaining proposals, prioritize proposals, and hear from members on what is important to them. Previously…

Aug 19 2021

The Union of Northern Workers (UNW) and the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) are pleased to announce that they have ratified a new collective agreement. This new agreement is effective…

May 04 2022

Your Bargaining Team opened negotiations for a new Collective Agreement with the Employer on April 5-8, 2022. The current agreement expired on March 31, 2021, but remains in effect until a new…

Nov 03 2022

The following NTPC Contract Ratification Vote Meetings will be taking place in November: HAY RIVER - Ptarmigan InnNovember 7 – 6:00pmNovember 8 – 12:00 noon YELLOWKNIFE - UNW Building, 4th…

Oct 27 2022

After close to a year of negotiations, your Bargaining Team has reached a tentative agreement for a new contract with NTPC. The deal came after three days of intense negotiations between the parties…

Aug 31 2022

Your UNW Bargaining Team met virtually with the Employer on August 23.  This was a one-day session to exchange proposals in preparation for a set of back-to-back negotiation sessions taking place…

May 04 2022

Your Bargaining Team held its third set of talks on April 11 - 13, 2022, to negotiate a new Collective Agreement with Northwest Territories Power Corp. The current Collective Agreement expired on…

Dec 31 2021

To: All NTPC Members – Locals 16, 19, and 22 Re: Bargaining Update #2 Your Bargaining Team has now met twice with the Employer to negotiate a new Collective Agreement with Northwest Territories…

Nov 24 2021

The UNW and NTPC held preliminary virtual bargaining meetings on November 2nd and 3rd where bargaining proposals were exchanged. In-person negotiations are scheduled from November 30th to December…

May 11 2022

Your current Collective Agreement expires on June 30, 2022. In preparation for the upcoming contract negotiations, your Local is now accepting bargaining proposals. If you have ideas or suggestions…