News

Media Release: Chronic Healthcare Staff Shortages

Nov 25 2021
The UNW has been hearing about issues stemming from lack of healthcare staff since before the Covid-19 pandemic.

Yellowknife Office Phone Outage

Nov 17 2021
UPDATE: We are back online!

UNW Offices Closed until November 1

Oct 25 2021
To reduce any risk to the health and safety of our members and employees as we transition back to working in the office, the UNW offices in Hay River, Inuvik, and Yellowknife will remain cl

New UNW Executive

Oct 17 2021
The Union of Northern Workers (UNW) is pleased to welcome our new Executive, who were elected from and by the delegates to the 18th UNW Triennial Convention held October 15-17, 2021.

UNW Offices Closed until October 22

Oct 12 2021
As per the recommendations of the NWT's Chief Public Health Officer, and to reduce any risk to the health and safety of our members and employees, the UNW offices in Hay River, Inuvik, and

NTFL Issues Statement on Voting Opportunities for Northerners in Isolation

Sep 16 2021
The following statement was released today by NTFL President, Nicole Tews:

Temporary Closure of UNW Offices

Sep 08 2021
As per the recommendations of the NWT's Chief Public Health Officer, and to reduce any risk to the health and safety of our members and employees, as of 1:00 pm today the UNW offices in Hay

2021 Scholarship Winners

Aug 25 2021
Sister Josie Gould was one of the original members of the Union of Northern Workers.  Her untiring efforts had profound effects on union members who knew her over the years.