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June 19, 2015

The Union followed through with our commitment to bring the employer's last offer to the members. The members overwhelmingly voted to reject the offer at a meeting last night. 

The Bargaining Team is willing to return to the table at any time to... read more

June 9, 2015
Striking Town of Hay River employees will set up picket lines at Hay River Chamber of Commerce Park Wednesday June 10 for the signing of the agreement confirming the South Slave hosting of the 2018 Arctic Winter Games. 
 
It is reported that leaders from the Arctic Winter Games International... read more
June 1, 2015
Striking Town of Hay River employees are prepared to vote on the employer’s offer once a return to work agreement is put in place. 
 
A return to work agreement is a protocol that states the conditions for employees to return to work following a labour dispute. The agreement is not a new... read more
May 21, 2015
Bargaining teams representing Town of Hay River workers and their employer will resume negotiations in an effort to find common ground and put an end to the labour dispute. 
 
Both parties will resume talks Monday May 25.
 
“This strike has taken a heavy toll on the... read more
May 21, 2015
Members of the Union of Northern Workers employed by the Village of Fort Simpson have ratified a proposed new collective agreement with their employer.  
 
The three-year agreement expires December 31, 2016 and replaces the previous agreement, which expired a year ago when talks began on a new contract.  It provides for... read more

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