MEDIA RELEASE - GNWT Tentative Agreement

GNWT Tentative Agreement      

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) and the Union of Northern Workers (UNW) have reached a tentative agreement.

Both parties are pleased with the progress since negotiations started on March 9, 2021, and are recommending ratification of the agreement to their membership and the Financial Management Board.

Details of the tentative agreement will not be publicly released until the ratification process is completed.

Quick Facts

The collective agreement between the UNW and the GNWT expired on March 31, 2021 and remains in force until a new collective agreement is ratified.

Formal negotiations between the UNW and GNWT began on March 9, 2021.

Todd Parsons
Union of Northern Workers

Sandy Kalgutkar
Deputy Minister, Finance
Government of Northwest Territories