(March 5, 2013) - Mr. Speaker, the universal skills required to lead people, champion innovation and manage change are becoming even more important, given the GNWT’s complex and ever-changing work context.
(February 27, 2013) - Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to confirm that the Government of the Northwest Territories’ new Reservist leave policy allows public service employees to take unpaid time off to serve with the Canada Reserve Force, part of the Canadian Forces.
(February 21, 2013) – Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to confirm that the Government of the Northwest Territories has signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the Union of Northern Workers on procedures for employees to safely disclose allegations of wrongdoing.
(February 19, 2013) - Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to announce that the Government of the Northwest Territories has been chosen as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for 2013.
YELLOWKNIFE (February 19, 2013) – The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has been named as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers.
Mr. Speaker, effective human resource management of the NWT public service relies on partnerships between the Department of Human Resources and other Government departments, boards, and agencies.
Mr. Speaker, the Government is committed to being an inclusive workplace open to all Northerners. A diverse workplace improves our ability to serve the public.
Mr. Speaker, I am happy to report that the Government of the Northwest Territories hired 308 students this past summer. This was an increase of nine percent from 2011, when 286 students were hired. Of the 308 students hired, 54.6 per cent were Indigenous Aboriginals.
Mr. Speaker, on October 10th the Government of the Northwest Territories was recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2013.
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