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Apr 21 2023
Your bargaining team and employer met on April 5-6 for conciliation. Conciliation is a step in the bargaining process that brings the employer and union bargaining teams together with the help of a…
Apr 18 2023
UPDATE: all outstanding issues have been resolved. The UNW is currently experiencing technical issues with our phone and with sending/receiving external emails.
Apr 17 2023
Attention All NTPC Members! Your contract with NTPC expired on December 31, 2022. To prepare for contract negotiations with the employer, Locals with NTPC employees are given an opportunity to…
Apr 12 2023
When the UNW/PSAC members of Local 345 took the brave step of standing up to the City of Yellowknife to demand fair wages, they joined a growing movement of workers across Canada and the world who
Mar 28 2023
March 28, 2023 TO: ALL UNW/PSAC LOCAL 25 MEMBERS AT AVENS The union and employer will be meeting April 5th and 6th for conciliation.  Conciliation is a step in the bargaining process that brings…
Mar 17 2023
News Release: City of Yellowknife Workers Ratify Agreement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Mar 01 2023
“My Taxes pay your salary!” It’s a common theme you hear in conversations about public sector workers.
Feb 27 2023
YELLOWKNIFE: On Feb 15th, union leaders invited Yellowknife’s Mayor and Council to meet with us and discuss some of the issues our members are experiencing.
Feb 24 2023
YELLOWKNIFE: Just after 4:00pm on Wednesday, February 22, the UNW/PSAC bargaining team received a request from the employer to enter into binding arbitration.
Feb 22 2023
YELLOWKNIFE: It has been over one week since the Employer and the UNW/PSAC bargaining team sat down for another round of mediation to try to resolve the ongoing strike/lockout.
Feb 17 2023
YELLOWKNIFE: The UNW/PSAC is happy to report that the interim injunction limiting the number of picketers at City facilities was amended by the NWT Supreme Court this mornin
Feb 14 2023
YELLOWKNIFE: The UNW/PSAC bargaining team had hoped to reach a deal during mediation yesterday, however, despite providing two more proposals to the City within the last we
Feb 10 2023
UPDATE: The mediation between the UNW/PSAC and City of Yellowknife that was tentatively scheduled for Sunday, February 12 has been postponed to Monday, February 13 due to the medi
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
Feb 07 2023
YELLOWKNIFE: Mediation between PSAC/UNW members and the City of Yellowknife has been unsuccessful.