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City Still Prepared and Waiting to Negotiate

Posted on Wednesday, February 08, 2023 02:10 PM

The City of Yellowknife would like to provide additional information on the bargaining negotiations with PSAC Local X0345, represented by the UNW (the Union).

On Tuesday, the Union told the City unless it moved away from its current offer of a 2% base wage increase in each year (totaling 4% more than what employees are currently making) it would not continue discussions. The City is surprised the Union would not work on creative options and is only focused on base wages.

The City was – and still...

Update on Negotiations

Posted on Tuesday, February 07, 2023 04:21 PM

The City and the Union have been continuing negotiations to try and reach an agreement. On Tuesday morning, the Union’s bargaining team left the table with more than 13 hours left to reach a deal and avoid a strike.

The Union left the bargaining table without giving the City the opportunity to be creative and work with the Union towards a solution.

The City’s bargaining team remains in the bargaining location ready to share its ideas towards the settlement of an agreement.

Changes to City of Yellowknife Services Due to Strike Notice

Posted on Sunday, February 05, 2023 09:58 AM

The City of Yellowknife (the City) would like to update residents about the current labour negotiations happening with PSAC Local X0345, represented by the Union of Northern Workers (the Union).

At 12:01 a.m. on February 5, 2023, the City received notice from the Union that the City employees it represents will strike on February 8th, 2023.

The City is disappointed to receive this strike notice today, as bargaining negotiations are set to continue tomorrow. The City remains committed to the...

Capital Update February 3, 2023

Posted on Friday, February 03, 2023 03:12 PM

Capital Update February 3, 2023


Capital Update February 3, 2023

Public Notice - Special Council Meeting February 6, 2023

Posted on Thursday, February 02, 2023 05:50 PM

Public notice is hereby given that the Council of the Municipal Corporation of the City of Yellowknife will hold a special meeting of Council at 12:05 p.m. on Monday, February 6, 2023 in the Council Chamber, City Hall.The purpose of the meeting is to consider:

  • Whether to approve the recommendations of the City of Yellowknife Community Advisory Board on Homelessness to allocate remaining funding for the 2022/2023 fiscal year; and
  • Whether to appoint Zheng Tao as a Development Officer for the City...