News / Updates

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
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.
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
Oct 12 2021
From October 15 through 17, delegates from all over the NWT will gather online for the 18th UNW Triennial Convention. The UNW Convention is the “supreme governing body” of our union.
Sep 16 2021
The following statement was released today by NTFL President, Nicole Tews:
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
Sep 03 2021
 GUEST COMMENT: Josée-Anne Spirito, UNW Regional Vice President for Somba K’e
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.
Aug 19 2021
The Union of Northern Workers (UNW) and the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) are pleased to announce that they have ratified a new collective agreement. This new agreement is effective…
Aug 06 2021
GUEST COMMENT: Gayla Thunstrom, UNW 1st Vice President
Jul 19 2021
GUEST COMMENT: Melvin Larocque, UNW Equity Vice President and Member of the Deninu Kųę́ First Nation
Jun 16 2021
GUEST COMMENT: Josée-Anne Spirito, UNW Regional Vice President for Somba K’e
May 19 2021
May is Mental Health month in Canada, and given all that has happened in recent weeks it couldn't be more relevant.
Apr 16 2021
Next Wednesday, April 28, is Canada’s National Day of Mourning.
Mar 24 2021
During the current sitting of the NWT’s Legislative Assembly, the GNWT’s affirmative action hiring policy came under scrutiny.