News / Updates

Nov 17 2021
UPDATE: We are back online!
Nov 03 2021
This fall sees a flurry of activity for the Union of Northern Workers.
Oct 28 2021
The nomination periods for Regional Vice President for the Beaufort Delta-Sahtu Region, and the UNW Equity Vice President are now open.
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
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.
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
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