Dominion Diamonds - Layoffs and Contracting Out

On May 10, 2018 Dominion Diamonds met with the UNW and threatened to layoff 150 unionized workers, mostly entry level, by October 1, 2018.

Following our meetings with members during the weeks of May 22-June 1, the UNW sent the following letter to Mr Wally Schumann, the Minister of Industry, Tourism & Investment, and Mr Bob McLeod, the premier and Minister of Executive and Indigenous Affairs:

May 31, 2018 - Letter to Mr. Schumann and Mr. McLeod

 

Please read our important Communiques to Members:

June 14, 2018- Communique #4

June 8, 2018 - Action Update Newsletter - Dominion Diamonds

June 5, 2018 - Dominion Diamond Short Term Disability Policy

May 28, 2018 - Communique #3 to members

May 23, 2018 - UNW Site Meetings Ekati Mine

May 15, 2018 - Communique to Members

May 16, 2018 Communique to Members

 

Letters from Dominion Diamonds to the Union:

May 10, 2018 - Letter from Dominion Diamonds, threatening layoffs

May 31, 2018 - Letter from DD, extend deadline by one week

 

In the Media:

June 1, 2018 - CBC - Ekati layoffs dispute continues

May 15, 2018 - CBC - Dominion Diamonds threatens to layoff 150 workers