Northern Territories Federation of Labour was founded in 1980 and has more than 10,000 affiliated members in over a dozen unions in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. We are chartered by the Canadian Labour Congress, the largest democratic and popular organization in Canada with more than 3 million members. We do not answer to governments.
The governing body of the Northern Territories Federation of Labour is its convention held every three years, made up of delegates from all affiliated Locals.
Between conventions, the Federation is governed by:
In the Northwest Territories and Nunavut, there are no local or regional Labour Councils as there are in other Provinces. Here, the Executive Council members provide the regional component of the governing body of the Federation between Conventions.