QEC Collective Bargaining Timeline and Update

Saturday, January 10, 2015

 

  • March 15, 2013 – call went out from the NEU President for proposals for the next round of negotiations and nominations for delegates to the collective bargaining conference
     
  • June 25-27, 2013 – NEU – QEC Collective Bargaining Conference held in Iqaluit, over 50 proposals were considered for the Union package and the election of our negotiating team.  To see the communique click here
     
  • The Union negotiating team elected: Lisa Kirk, Andre` Otokiak, & Darren Penney. The Alternates elected in order were: Brian Lockwood, Adam KIlukishak & Joatamie J. Qillaq.
     
  • September 18, 2013 – The Union sent the Notice to Bargain to the Minister Responsible for the Public Service Act for a new collective agreement
     
  • October 1, 2013 – The Minister Responsible for the Public Service Act responded to the Union’s Notice to bargain
     
  • October 22, 2013 - – The Union sent the Notice to Bargain to the Minister Responsible for the Public Service Act for a new Essential Services Agreement
     
  • November 12, 2013 - The Minister Responsible for the Public Service Act responded to the Union’s Notice to bargain for a new Essential Services Agreement
     
  • January 22-24, 2014 – the Union and the Employer met for its first round of negotiations. Only housekeeping proposals were considered.
    • To see the Qulliq Energy Corporation Package click here
    • To see the Nunavut Employees Union package click here
       

 

  • March 6-7, 2014 - the Union and the Employer met for its second round of negotiations. The Employer held to all of their concessions and tabled a 4 year collective agreement with a 1% increase in pay per year telling the Union they had no more money
     
  • March 14, 2014- The Union filed for mediation
     
  •         To see list of Outstanding Items click here
     
  • December 9-12, 2014 – Mediation was held in Iqaluit with Colin Taylor as mediator…..no deal was reached.


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    Building #165, Nipisa Street

    PO Box 869

    Iqaluit NU X0A 0H0

    phone: 867.979.4209

    fax: 867.979.4522

    toll free: 877.243.4424

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    Building #8, Omingmak Street

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    phone: 867.983.3095

    fax: 867.983.3401

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    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

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