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Media Release: City of Yellowknife fails to table new offer

Feb 07, 2023

YELLOWKNIFE: Mediation between PSAC/UNW members and the City of Yellowknife has been unsuccessful.

The employer informed the Union’s bargaining team today that they weren't willing to table a new offer, and it truly feels like the employer did not come back to the table to bargain in good faith. 

Unless the employer is willing to return to negotiations in good faith before midnight tonight, Local 345 members will be off the job as of 00:01 on Wednesday, February 8.

UNW members are encouraged to contact their Local executive if they have any questions or concerns.

The Union and the bargaining team appreciates the support we have received from fellow union members and the public.

We ask that residents not cross any picket lines. Check in with union officers or picket captain if you are a designated essential worker.

Gayla Thunstrom                     
UNW President                    

Lorraine Rousseau
PSAC Regional Executive Vice-President, North