Yellowknife, NT (November 24, 2016) – A new four‐year Collective Agreement has been ratified by Teachers and Educational Assistants employed by Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) and the Northwest Territories Teachers’ Association (NWTTA). Teachers and Educational Assistants overwhelmingly voted to accept the new Collective Agreement with 93.40% voting to accept with 91.1% of NWTTA members voting on November 23, 2016. There are approximately 215 YK1 NWTTA members.
The YK1 Board of Trustees called a special meeting November 24, 2016 in order to ratify the new Collective Agreement.
Negotiations were concluded on November 9, 2016 when the two sides reached an agreement in principle.