Bargaining Updates

City of Yellowknife Bargaining - Letter to Mayor and Council

Feb 01 2023
The following letter to Yellowknife Mayor and Council sent on January 31, 2023 from UNW President Gayla Thunstrom and Lorraine Rousseau, Regional Executive Vice President for PSAC North: Mayor…

City of Yellowknife Bargaining Update #3

Jan 26 2023
There is strike training available through both UNW and PSAC beginning January 28, 2023: UNW TRAINING  PSAC TRAINING  Saturday Jan 28 – 9am -1pm Thursday, Jan. 26…

Hay River Housing Bargaining Update #2

Jan 10 2023
Bargaining has been postponed. While our team was prepared to begin negotiations today, weather related travel delays have caused bargaining to be postponed. We were eager to get to the table to…

NTPC Bargaining Update #6

Dec 12 2022
NTPC Members have voted to accept the tentative agreement for a new contract with NTPC. The agreement process will be complete when the tentative deal is ratified by the employer. Information about…

Hay River Housing Bargaining Update #1

Dec 09 2022
Bargaining to commence January 10. Our Union bargaining team will be meeting with the Hay River Housing Authority January 10th-12th to negotiate a new collective agreement. The previous agreement,…

ACDC Bargaining Update - Ratification Vote

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…

ACDC Bargaining Update - Tentative Agreement

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…

NTPC Ratification Vote Meetings

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…

City of Yellowknife Bargaining Update #2

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…

NTPC Bargaining Update #5

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…

City of Yellowknife Bargaining Update #1

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…

ACDC Bargaining Update

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…

NTPC Bargaining Update #4

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…

GNWT Bargaining Update #1 - Meet Your 2022 Bargaining Team

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,…

YCS Call for Bargaining Input

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…