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Media Release: UNW Executive Releases Wage Disruption Funding to Local 345

Feb 07, 2023

YELLOWKNIFE: The Full Executive of the Union of Northern Workers has voted to allocate $250,000 from the UNW’s Wage Disruption Fund to the Local that represents City of Yellowknife bargaining unit members.

The UNW Executive will release the funds to UNW/PSAC Local 345 to assist with providing additional financial support to its members on strike.

The UNW Executive is the governing body of the union between conventions.

The UNW Wage Disruption Fund exists to help supplement the PSAC strike fund to provide hardship support to bargaining unit members through a job action such as a strike or lockout.

Gayla Thunstrom
UNW President