City of Yellowknife bargaining

Bargaining Updates are listed below, beginning with the most recent:


June 2, 2020:

Conciliation meetings between PSAC/UNW and the City of Yellowknife are taking place June 9, 10 and 11, 2020.

Your bargaining team is grateful for the support you have shown so far, and we encourage you to continue doing so, especially in the week ahead of and during conciliation.

Travel mugs and coffee mugs will be distributed by the bargaining team. Use them in the workplace and during videoconferences to show support for your bargaining team.

Communique to Members: June 2, 2020


March 25, 2020:

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and current public health orders and recommendations, the PSAC/UNW bargaining team and the City of Yellowknife have agreed to postpone conciliation meetings, which were scheduled for April 15 and 16, 2020. Conciliation meetings will now take place June 11 and 12, 2020.

Communique to Members: March 25, 2020


January 13, 2020:

The UNW/PSAC bargaining team is eager to get back to the table to reach a fair agreement with the City of Yellowknife. Since the City presented a final offer before negotiations were scheduled to end, the only way to return to the table is through Conciliation.

Communique to Members: January 13, 2019


November 29, 2019:

The UNW/PSAC bargaining team is ready to go back to the table any time the City of Yellowknife is willing to negotiate seriously. By presenting a final offer before negotiations were scheduled to end, the Employer ignored many issues.

Communique to Members: November 29, 2019


October 10, 2019:

The third round of negotiations between the City of Yellowknife and the UNW/PSAC Bargaining Team has reached an impasse.

Special Meeting:

Wed. October 15, 2019 at 5:15 pm at the North Star Building in the Training Rooms on the main floor.  See the communique below for more info.

Communique to MembersOctober 10, 2019


September 27, 2019:

The bargaining team met with the Employer in May and June 2019.  Negotiations have reached a critical stage where your bargaining team needs input from you, the membership.   

Special meeting: 

Wed. October 2, 2019 at 5:15 pm at the North Star Building in the Training Rooms on the main floor.  See the communique below for more info.

Communique to MembersSeptember 27, 2019