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  • Friday, June 5, 2020
    A Message to GN Members Returning to Workplaces From Bill Fennell

    On June 1st the Government of Nunavut (GN) announced “the end of the Government of Nunavut’s work from home program for Government of Nunavut employees. Starting Monday, June 8, 2020, GN employees who are currently “working from home” will be returning to their regular workplaces.” 

    Please "Read more" for the full message from NEU President William (Bill) Fennell to NEU GN Members about this important announcement from the GN.

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  • Wednesday, June 3, 2020
    A Message From the NEU President regarding recent US incidents
    On May 25, 2020 George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man was killed in Minneapolis, Minnesota by a white police officer. Since that date, the United States has seen unparalleled protests and rioting borne of frustration with institutional racism suffered by black Americans and the shock of seeing a human being killed at the hands of those sworn to protect and serve.
    Here, North of the US-Canadian border it is easy to dismiss that as an American issue and problem. It is also easy to concentrate on the looting and violence perpetrated by those using the legitimate and warranted protests as cover for their lawless and unrelated actions...

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  • Wednesday, May 20, 2020
    NEU Triennial Convention Update - New Date (2021)

    The Nunavut Employees Union (NEU) 8th Triennial Convention that was originally scheduled to be held in Iqaluit, Nunavut in 2020 (Oct. 6-8) will now be held October 5th to 7th, 2021 in Nunavut's Capital. The rescheduling of the Convention is due directly to current Territorial and National COVID-19 public health concerns.

    The NEU's current Executive (including President William (Bill) Fennell) will continue to serve our Members through to the (now) 2021 Triennial Convention. Call-Outs for Resolutions, Nominations and Executive Elections will be (re)held in 2021 in advance of the Convention in accordance with NEU By-Laws.

    The NEU Executive thanks all Members who participated in the original Call-Outs by submitting resolutions or by putting forth their name or the name of a fellow Member for Nomination or Election. The NEU also thanks Members for their patience and understanding as we all navigate these uncertain and unprecedented times together.

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  • Monday, April 6, 2020
    NEU COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information and Updates

    Please visit here for any Member relevant COVID-19 updates.

    (April 21): A Message tp NEU GN Department of Education Members

    (April 6)Convention, Elections and Reolutions Update

    (March 31): A Message from William (Billl) Fennell - NEU President: Now is the time to come together. (PDF Version)

    (March 29) : In this time of uncertainty, Northern Public Servants, especially those that work in health and those that provide other essential services deserve our support and appreciation. The Public Service Alliance of Canada has produced a stunning, short public service announcement which was partially filmed in Iqaluit. Please take a moment to view this video and to sign the Our North - Our Future - Our Public Service Pledge. The video is available in English and Inuktitut.

    (March 20) NEU Offices are closed due to public health concerns - how to reach us.

    (March 18): The NEU applauds the GN's March 16th decision to close schools and daycare facilities across the Territory (press release)

    The North and COVID-19 - a message from NEU President William (Bill) Fennell (March 18): COVID-19:

    Your Rights at Work.Critical services and exemptions to telework PSAC North Information for all Members (including NEU Members);  

    For other information and helpful links, please

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  • Monday, March 30, 2020
    GN Bargaining Update #7 - March 2020 (GN) Employees

    This is the seventh (and first of 2020) Public Service Alliance of Canada-North (PSAC-North)/Nunavut Employees Union (NEU) Bargaining Update posted concerning the current round of bargaining with the Government of Nunavut (GN). The NEU is committed to keeping you informed on developments in bargaining and we will post updates like this when there is any further update to report. Please note that if you are an active NEU Member working for the GN and are not receiving these updates ( or a notice of posting) directly via email it is most likely because we do not have a  personal email on file for you. Please email communications@neu.ca if you would like to share your personal email with us.

    Please note that because the NEU offices are closed due to COVID-19 health precautions, there may be delays in emailing this update to our Members.

    To access the most recent update (#7), PDF versions (in Inuktitut and English) please

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  • Iqaluit Head Office

    Building #165, Nipisa Street

    PO Box 869

    Iqaluit NU X0A 0H0

    phone: 867.979.4209

    fax: 867.979.4522

    toll free: 877.243.4424

  • Kitikmeot Regional Office

    Building #8, Omingmak Street

    PO Box 1359

    Cambridge Bay, NU X0C 0C0

    phone: 867.983.3095

    fax: 867.983.3401

    toll free: 866.983.3095

  • Kivalliq Regional Office

    Building #19-4 Sivulliq Avenue

    PO Box 878

    Rankin Inlet, NU X0C OGO

    phone: 867.645.4258 or 867.645.4259

    fax: 867.645.4260

    toll free: 844.834.4258