News / Updates

Mar 28 2023
March 28, 2023 TO: ALL UNW/PSAC LOCAL 25 MEMBERS AT AVENS The union and employer will be meeting April 5th and 6th for conciliation.  Conciliation is a step in the bargaining process that brings…
Mar 17 2023
City of Yellowknife Workers Vote in Favour of the New Collective Agreement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Yellowknife, NT, March 17, 2023— The new tentative agreement reached on Saturday, March 11, 2023,…
Mar 17 2023
Check your emails ASAP - Very Important Return to Work information!
Mar 02 2023
On March 1, members voted to accept the tentative agreement that was reached with the Town of Fort Smith on February 17. The Employer has already ratified the agreement.  Attached is the…
Mar 01 2023
“My Taxes pay your salary!” It’s a common theme you hear in conversations about public sector workers.
Feb 28 2023
A tentative agreement was reached with the Town of Fort Smith on February 17. If ratified, this three-year Collective Agreement would expire December 31, 2025.  Four Ratification Vote Meetings have…
Feb 27 2023
YELLOWKNIFE: On Feb 15th, union leaders invited Yellowknife’s Mayor and Council to meet with us and discuss some of the issues our members are experiencing.
Feb 24 2023
YELLOWKNIFE: Just after 4:00pm on Wednesday, February 22, the UNW/PSAC bargaining team received a request from the employer to enter into binding arbitration.
Feb 22 2023
YELLOWKNIFE: It has been over one week since the Employer and the UNW/PSAC bargaining team sat down for another round of mediation to try to resolve the ongoing strike/lockout.
Feb 17 2023
YELLOWKNIFE: The UNW/PSAC is happy to report that the interim injunction limiting the number of picketers at City facilities was amended by the NWT Supreme Court this mornin
Feb 15 2023
The following letter was sent to Yellowknife Mayor and Council on Wednesday, February 15: February 15, 2023 Yellowknife City Council City of Yellowknife via email – TO…
Feb 14 2023
YELLOWKNIFE: The UNW/PSAC bargaining team had hoped to reach a deal during mediation yesterday, however, despite providing two more proposals to the City within the last we
Feb 10 2023
Bargaining to commence February 14th. Our Union bargaining team will be meeting with the Town of Fort Smith Feb 14th through 16th to negotiate a new collective agreement. Bargaining Team members…
Feb 10 2023
UPDATE: The mediation between the UNW/PSAC and City of Yellowknife that was tentatively scheduled for Sunday, February 12 has been postponed to Monday, February 13 due to the medi
Feb 07 2023
YELLOWKNIFE: Mediation between PSAC/UNW members and the City of Yellowknife has been unsuccessful.