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Trash talk: Yellowknife, union at ‘impasse’ in negotiations

Contract talks between the City of Yellowknife and a public sector union have reached an "impasse." The two sides can't come to terms on the use of contract workers at the city's solid waste processing...

UNW threatens strike if weekend negotiations are unsuccessful

After a back and forth that has been ongoing since 2014, the Union of Northern Workers (UNW) issued another strike notice April 3 for employees with NWT Power Corporation (NTPC). Workers will walk off the...

UNW serves strike notice for NTPC

In a news release issued Wednesday afternoon, the UNW confirms it has issued a strike notice for workers of the NTPC for 12:01 on Monday Feb. 11. “As we have said all along, we will...

UNW holding press conference Tuesday on negotiations

The Union of Northern Workers (UNW) will be holding a press conference on the status of negotiations at its offices tomorrow afternoon. The territorial government and its worker's union have been negotiating a new collective agreement...

“We’ll get a deal or we’re going to walk,” says UNW president

Union of Northern Workers (UNW) members braved -37 C weather to show their readiness to strike today. Dozens of members and supporters picketed in front of the government building on 49 Street at lunchtime ahead...

New mediation talks expected for early February

The territorial government and its union will be heading back to the bargaining table in February, confirmed Todd Parsons, president of the Union of Northern Workers. The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) and the Union...

Dozens gather in downtown Yellowknife in support of postal workers

Dozens gathered in front of territorial MP Michael McLeod's office today, in support of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) and in protest of the back-to-work legislation. After more than five weeks of rotating...