Collective bargaining update

The Collective Bargaining page provides information on the status of collective bargaining between the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat and bargaining agents.

Updates available – March 2024

  • Aircraft Operations (AO)
  • Architecture, Engineering and Land Survey (NR)
  • Commerce and Purchasing (CP) (formerly Audit, Commerce and Purchasing (AV))
  • Correctional Services (CX)
  • Health Services (SH)
  • Research (RE)
  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police Regular Members and Reservists (RM)
  • Ship Repair Chargehands (SR-C)
  • Ships’ Officers (SO)

Bargaining units:

  • Air Traffic Control (AI)

    Bargaining agent: UNIFOR

    Collective agreement expiry date:

    Dispute resolution mechanism: Arbitration


    Bargaining status: In progress

    March 2023 – January 2024
    Negotiation sessions occurred:

    • January 23–25, 2024
    • October 10–12, 2023
    • March 24, 2023

    March 24, 2023
    The parties exchanged their proposals

    June 30, 2022
    Notice to bargain was served by the bargaining agent

    August 30, 2019
    The current AI collective agreement was signed

  • Aircraft Operations (AO) New

    Bargaining agent: Canadian Federal Pilots Association (CFPA)

    Collective agreement expiry date:

    Dispute resolution mechanism: Arbitration


    Bargaining status: In progress


    The Canadian Federal Pilots Association filed a request for arbitration with the Federal Public Sector Labour Relations and Employment Board, to conclude negotiations for the renewal of the AO collective agreement. The hearing is scheduled to take place on September 4 and 5, 2024.

    March 2023 – February 2024
    Negotiation sessions occurred:

    • January 30–February 1, 2024 (mediation)
    • October 16-19, 2023
    • August 14–16, 2023
    • July 18–20, 2023
    • May 2–4, 2023
    • March 21–23, 2023


    The parties exchanged their proposals


    Notice to bargain was served by the bargaining agent


    The current AO collective agreement was signed

  • Applied Science and Patent Examination (SP)

    Bargaining agent: Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC)

    Collective agreement expiry date: September 30, 2026

    Dispute resolution mechanism: To be determined


    Bargaining status: Complete

    December 14, 2023
    The current SP Collective Agreement was signed

    September 22, 2023
    A tentative agreement was reached

    May 25, 2023
    A letter of agreement between TBS and the bargaining agent was negotiated and signed outside of the collective agreement and therefore does not form part of the collective agreement

    August 2022 – September 2023
    Negotiation sessions occurred:

    • September 19–21, 2023
    • July 4–6, 2023
    • June 20–22, 2023
    • May 16–18, 2023
    • February 7–9, 2023
    • December 6–8, 2022
    • October 4–6, 2022
    • August 30–31, 2022

    January – May 2023
    The PIPSC common table negotiation sessions occurred:

    • May 23–25, 2023
    • April 11–13, 2023
    • March 1–2, 2023
    • February 28, 2023
    • January 24–25, 2023
    • January 13, 2023 (exchange of proposals)

    July 14, 2022
    The parties exchanged their proposals

    June 6, 2022
    Notice to bargain was served by the bargaining agent

  • Architecture, Engineering and Land Survey (NR) New

    Bargaining agent: Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC)

    Collective agreement expiry date:

    Dispute resolution mechanism: To be determined


    Bargaining status: Complete

    March 8, 2024
    The current NR collective agreement was signed

    December 14, 2023
    A tentative agreement was reached

    May 25, 2023
    letter of agreement between TBS and the bargaining agent was negotiated and signed outside of the collective agreement and therefore does not form part of the collective agreement

    January – December 2023
    Negotiation sessions occurred:

    • December 12–14, 2023
    • October 24–26, 2023
    • August 29–31, 2023
    • June 6–7, 2023
    • January 24–25, 2023

    January – May 2023
    The PIPSC common table negotiation sessions occurred:

    • May 23–25, 2023
    • April 11–13, 2023
    • March 1–2, 2023
    • February 28, 2023
    • January 24–25, 2023
    • January 13, 2023 (exchange of proposals)

    January 24, 2023
    The parties exchanged their proposals


    Notice to bargain was served by the bargaining agent

  • Border Services (FB)

    Bargaining agent: Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC)

    Collective agreement expiry date:

    Dispute resolution mechanism: Conciliation


    Bargaining status: In progress


    The Public Service Alliance of Canada filed for a Public Interest Commission with the Federal Public Sector Labour Relations and Employment Board, to conclude negotiations for the renewal of the FB collective agreement. The hearing is scheduled to take place on April 11 and 22, 2024.

    June 2022 – September 2023
    Negotiation sessions occurred:

    • September 26–27, 2023
    • June 13–15, 2023
    • May 24–25, 2023
    • March 21–23, 2023
    • January 31–February 2, 2023
    • December 13–15, 2022
    • November 15–17, 2022
    • September 27–29, 2022
    • June 16–17, 2022

    June 16, 2022
    The parties exchanged their proposals


    Notice to bargain was served by the bargaining agent


    The current FB collective agreement was signed

  • Commerce and Purchasing (CP) (formerly Audit, Commerce and Purchasing (AV)) New

    Bargaining agent: Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC)

    Collective agreement expiry date:

    Dispute resolution mechanism: Arbitration


    Bargaining status: In progress


    The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada filed a request for arbitration with the Federal Public Sector Labour Relations and Employment Board, to conclude negotiations for the renewal of the AV/CP collective agreement. The hearing is scheduled to take place on May 1 and 2, 2024.

    May 25, 2023
    A letter of agreement between TBS and the bargaining agent was negotiated and signed outside of the collective agreement and therefore does not form part of the collective agreement

    January – November 2023
    Negotiation sessions occurred:

    • November 21–23, 2023
    • September 19–21, 2023
    • April 25–27, 2023
    • January 31 – February 2, 2023

    January – May 2023
    The PIPSC common table negotiation sessions occurred:

    • May 23–25, 2023
    • April 11–13, 2023
    • March 1–2, 2023
    • February 28, 2023
    • January 24–25, 2023
    • January 13, 2023 (exchange of proposals)

    November 10 and 15, 2022
    The parties exchanged their proposals


    Notice to bargain was served by the bargaining agent


    The current AV collective agreement was signed

  • Comptrollership (CT) (formerly Financial Management (FI))

    Bargaining agent: Association of Canadian Financial Officers (ACFO)

    Collective agreement expiry date: November 6, 2026

    Dispute resolution mechanism: To be determined


    Bargaining status: Complete

    December 2, 2022
    The current CT collective agreement was signed

    October 21, 2022
    A tentative agreement was reached

    June 2022 – October 2022
    Negotiation sessions occurred:

    • October 11, 2022
    • October 4, 2022
    • September 27–28, 2022
    • June 14–15, 2022

    September 27, 2019
    The Association of Canadian Financial Officers was certified to represent Comptrollership members

  • Correctional Services (CX) New

    Bargaining agent: Union of Canadian Correctional Officers / Syndicat des agents correctionnels du Canada/ la Confédération des syndicats nationaux (UCCO-SACC-CSN)

    Collective agreement expiry date:

    Dispute resolution mechanism: Conciliation


    Bargaining status: In progress

    February 2023 – March 2024
    Negotiation sessions occurred:

    • March 26–28, 2024
    • February 27–29, 2024
    • November 28–30, 2023
    • October 10–12, 2023
    • June 20–22, 2023
    • May 9–11, 2023
    • March 28–30, 2023
    • February 21–23, 2023

    December 14, 2022
    The parties exchanged their proposals


    Notice to bargain was served by the bargaining agent


    The current CX collective agreement was signed

  • Economics and Social Science Services (EC)

    Bargaining agent: Canadian Association of Professional Employees (CAPE)

    Collective agreement expiry date: June 21, 2026

    Dispute resolution mechanism: To be determined


    Bargaining status: Complete

    June 29, 2023
    The current EC collective agreement was signed

    June 17, 2023
    The following letter of agreement between TBS and the bargaining agent was negotiated and signed outside of the collective agreement and therefore does not form part of the collective agreement

    May 11, 2023
    A tentative agreement was reached

    November 10, 2022
    The Canadian Association of Professional Employees filed a request for arbitration with the Federal Public Sector Labour Relations and Employment Board, to conclude negotiations for the renewal of the EC collective agreement.

    March 2022 – May 2023
    Negotiation sessions occurred:

    • May 9–11, 2023 (mediation)
    • May 4–5, 2023 (mediation)
    • February 3, 2023 (mediation)
    • November 3–4, 2022 (mediation)
    • June 22, 2022
    • June 9–10, 2022
    • May 25–26, 2022
    • May 5–6, 2022
    • March 17–18, 2022


    The parties exchanged their proposals


    Notice to bargain was served by the bargaining agent

  • Education and Library Science (EB)

    Bargaining agent: Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC)

    Collective agreement expiry date: June 30, 2025

    Dispute resolution mechanism: To be determined


    Bargaining status: Complete

    July 11, 2023
    The current EB collective agreement was signed

    June 16, 2023
    The following letter of agreement between TBS and the bargaining agent was negotiated and signed outside of the collective agreement and therefore does not form part of the collective agreement

    May 1, 2023
    A tentative agreement was reached

    January 2023
    The PIC report is released

    November 2022 – December 2022
    Public Interest Commission (PIC) hearings occurred:

    • December 12 and 13, 2022
    • November 21, 2022

    May 18, 2022
    The Public Service Alliance of Canada filed for a Public Interest Commission with the Federal Public Sector Labour Relations and Employment Board, to conclude negotiations for the renewal of the EB collective agreement

    June 2021 – April 2023
    Negotiation sessions occurred:

    • April 11–30, 2023 (mediation)
    • October 25-27, 2022 (mediation)
    • May 11–12, 2022
    • March 8–10, 2022
    • January 11–13, 2022
    • November 8–10, 2021
    • September 14–16, 2021
    • June 22-23, 2021

    June 2021 – April 2023
    The PSAC common table negotiation sessions occurred:

    • April 2–6, 2023 (mediation)
    • March 3, 14, 24 and 28, 2023
    • February 23, 24 and 27, 2023
    • September 20–23, 2022
    • September 12–14, 2022
    • March 29–31, 2022
    • February 1–3, 2022
    • December 14–15, 2021
    • November 2–4, 2021
    • September 27–29, 2021
    • June 14–15, 2021

    June 23, 2021
    The parties exchanged their proposals

    February 26, 2021
    Notice to bargain was served by the bargaining agent

  • Electronics (EL)

    Bargaining agent: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers – Local2228 (IBEW)

    Collective agreement expiry date: August 31, 2026

    Dispute resolution mechanism: To be determined


    Bargaining status: Complete

    June 20, 2023
    The current EL collective agreement was signed

    April 6, 2023
    A tentative agreement was reached

    December 2022 – April 2023
    Negotiation sessions occurred:

    • April 4–6, 2023
    • February 21–23, 2023
    • January 17–19, 2023
    • December 1-2, 2022

    December 1, 2022
    The parties exchanged their proposals

    May 2, 2022
    Notice to bargain was served by the bargaining agent

  • Foreign Service (FS)

    Bargaining agent: Professional Association of Foreign Service Officers (PAFSO)

    Collective agreement expiry date: June 30, 2026

    Dispute resolution mechanism: To be determined


    Bargaining status: Complete

    June 30, 2023
    The current FS collective agreement was signed

    May 26, 2023
    The following letter of agreement between TBS and the bargaining agent was negotiated and signed outside of the collective agreement and therefore does not form part of the collective agreement

    May 9, 2023
    A tentative agreement was reached

    October 2022 – May 2023
    Negotiation sessions occurred:

    • May 8, 2023
    • May 5, 2023
    • April 12–13, 2023
    • February 14–16, 2023
    • January 18, 2023
    • November 22–24, 2022
    • October 25–27, 2022

    June 28, 2022
    The parties exchanged their proposals

    March 3, 2022
    Notice to bargain was served by the bargaining agent

  • Health Services (SH) New

    Bargaining agent: Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC)

    Collective agreement expiry date:

    Dispute resolution mechanism: Arbitration


    Bargaining status: In progress

    May 25, 2023
    A letter of agreement between TBS and the bargaining agent was negotiated and signed outside of the collective agreement and therefore does not form part of the collective agreement

    November 2022 – March 2024
    Negotiation sessions occurred

    • March 19–21, 2024
    • February 13–15, 2024
    • January 15–16, 2024
    • December 12–14, 2023
    • November 7–9, 2023
    • September 26–28, 2023
    • July 18–20, 2023
    • June 20–22, 2023
    • May 2–3, 2023
    • March 1, 2023
    • February 28, 2023
    • November 8–9, 2022

    January 2023 – May 2023
    The PIPSC common table negotiation sessions occurred:

    • May 23–25, 2023
    • April 11–13, 2023
    • March 1–2, 2023
    • February 28, 2023
    • January 24–25, 2023
    • January 13, 2023 (exchange of proposals)

    November 8, 2022
    The parties exchanged their proposals

    August 26, 2022
    Notice to bargain was served by the bargaining agent

    August 30, 2019
    The current SH collective agreement was signed

  • Information Technology (IT) (formerly Computer Systems (CS) group)

    Bargaining agent: Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC)

    Collective agreement expiry date:

    Dispute resolution mechanism: To be determined


    Bargaining status: Complete

    December 22, 2023
    The current IT collective agreement was signed

    October 19, 2023
    A tentative agreement was reached

    July 14, 2023
    The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC) filed a request for arbitration with the Federal Public Sector Labour Relations and Employment Board, to conclude negotiations for the renewal of the IT collective agreement.

    May 25, 2023
    A letter of agreement between TBS and the bargaining agent was negotiated and signed outside of the collective agreement and therefore does not form part of the collective agreement

    February 2022 – October 2023
    Negotiation sessions occurred:

    • October 17–20, 2023 (mediation)
    • October 3–6, 2023 (mediation)
    • June 7–9, 2023
    • May 16–19, 2023
    • March 22–23, 2023
    • February 1–2, 2023
    • December 13–15, 2022
    • November 1–3, 2022
    • September 20–21, 2022
    • June 27–29, 2022
    • May 17–19, 2022
    • April 5–7, 2022
    • February 8–10, 2022

    January – May 2023
    The PIPSC common table negotiation sessions occurred:

    • May 23–25, 2023
    • April 11–13, 2023
    • March 1–2, 2023
    • February 28, 2023
    • January 24–25, 2023
    • January 13, 2023 (exchange of proposals)


    The parties exchanged their proposals


    Notice to bargain was served by the bargaining agent

  • Law Practitioner (LP)

    Bargaining agent: Association of Justice Counsel (AJC)

    Collective agreement expiry date:

    Dispute resolution mechanism: Arbitration


    Bargaining status: In progress

    February 9, 2024
    A tentative agreement was reached

    December 2023 – February 2024
    Negotiation sessions occurred:

    • February 8–9, 2024
    • January 17–19, 2024
    • December 5–6, 2023

    December 4–5, 2023
    The parties exchanged their proposals

    December 1, 2023
    Notice to bargain was served by the bargaining agent

    September 5, 2019
    The current LP collective agreement was signed

  • Operational Services (SV)

    Bargaining agent: Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC)

    Collective agreement expiry date: August 4, 2025

    Dispute resolution mechanism: To be determined


    Bargaining status: Complete

    July 11, 2023
    The current SV collective agreement was signed

    June 16, 2023
    The following letter of agreement between TBS and the bargaining agent was negotiated and signed outside of the collective agreement and therefore does not form part of the collective agreement

    May 1, 2023
    A tentative agreement was reached

    January 2023
    The PIC report  was released

    November 2022 – December 2022
    Public Interest Commission (PIC) hearings occurred:

    • December 20–21, 2022
    • December 8, 2022
    • November 29–30, 2022

    May 18, 2022
    The Public Service Alliance of Canada filed for a Public Interest Commission with the Federal Public Sector Labour Relations and Employment Board, to conclude negotiations for the renewal of the SV collective agreement

    June 2021 – April 2023
    Negotiation sessions occurred:

    • April 11–30, 2023 (mediation)
    • October 11–14, 2022 (mediation)
    • May 4–5, 2022
    • March 1–3, 2022
    • January 18–20, 2022
    • October 26–28, 2021
    • September 21–23, 2021
    • June 16–17, 2021

    June 2021 – April 2023
    The PSAC common table negotiation sessions occurred:

    • April 2–6, 2023 (mediation)
    • March 3, 14, 24 and 28, 2023
    • February 23, 24 and 27, 2023
    • September 20–23, 2022 (mediation)
    • September 12–14, 2022 (mediation)
    • March 29–31, 2022
    • February 1–3, 2022
    • December 14–15, 2021
    • November 2–4, 2021
    • September 27–29, 2021
    • June 14–15, 2021

    June 17, 2021
    The parties exchanged their proposals

    April 6, 2021
    Notice to bargain was served by the bargaining agent

  • Law Enforcement Support and Police Operations Support (LES-PO)

    Bargaining agent: Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

    Collective agreement expiry date: December 31, 2025

    Dispute resolution mechanism: To be determined


    Bargaining status: Complete

    July 19, 2023
    The current LES-PO collective agreement was signed

    May 5, 2023
    A tentative agreement was reached

    July 2021 – May 2023
    Negotiation sessions occurred:

    • May 3–4, 2023 (mediation)
    • February 21–23, 2023 (mediation)
    • December 21–22, 2022
    • December 1, 2022
    • November 7–9, 2022
    • October 12–14, 2022
    • September 13–15, 2022
    • July 12–14, 2022
    • June 1–3, 2022
    • May 4–5, 2022
    • April 19–21, 2022
    • March 9–10, 2022
    • February 22–24, 2022
    • February 10, 2022
    • January 25–27, 2022
    • January 5–7, 2022
    • November 3, 2021
    • October 5–7, 2021
    • July 26–28, 2021

    May 27, 2021
    The parties exchanged their proposals

    May 8, 2018
    Notice to bargain was served by the bargaining agent

    March 1, 2018
    The Canadian Union of Public Employees was certified to represent the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Police Operations Support (PO) group

  • Program and Administrative Services (PA)

    Bargaining agent: Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC)

    Collective agreement expiry date: June 20, 2025

    Dispute resolution mechanism: To be determined


    Bargaining status: Complete

    June 27, 2023
    The current PA collective agreement was signed

    June 16, 2023
    The following letter of agreement between TBS and the bargaining agent was negotiated and signed outside of the collective agreement and therefore does not form part of the collective agreement

    May 1, 2023
    A tentative agreement was reached

    February 2023
    The PIC report was released.

    November 2022–December 2022
    Public Interest Commission (PIC) hearings occurred:

    • November 28–December 1, 2022

    May 18, 2022
    The Public Service Alliance of Canada filed for a Public Interest Commission with the Federal Public Sector Labour Relations and Employment Board, to conclude negotiations for the renewal of the PA collective agreement.

    June 2021 – April 2023
    Negotiation sessions occurred:

    • April 11–30, 2023 (mediation)
    • October 4–7, 2022
    • April 27–28, 2022
    • March 22–24, 2022
    • February 17–18, 2022
    • October 26–28, 2021
    • September 21–23, 2021
    • June 22–23, 2021

    June 2021 – April 2023
    The PSAC common table negotiation sessions occurred:

    • April 2–6, 2023 (mediation)
    • March 3, 14, 24 and 28, 2023
    • February 23, 24 and 27, 2023
    • September 20–23, 2022 (mediation)
    • September 12–14, 2022 (mediation)
    • March 29–31, 2022
    • February 1–3, 2022
    • December 14–15, 2021
    • November 2–4, 2021
    • September 27–29, 2021
    • June 14–15, 2021

    June 23, 2021
    The parties exchanged their proposals

    February 22, 2021
    Notice to bargain was served by the bargaining agent

  • Radio Operations (RO)

    Bargaining agent: UNIFOR

    Collective agreement expiry date:

    Dispute resolution mechanism: To be determined


    Bargaining status: Complete

    October 20, 2023
    The current RO collective agreement was signed

    June 22, 2023
    A tentative agreement was reached

    June 2022 – June 2023
    Negotiation sessions occurred:

    • June 20–22, 2023
    • April 25–27, 2023
    • March 21–23, 2023
    • January 31–February 2, 2023
    • June 21–23, 2022

    June 21, 2022
    The parties exchanged their proposals

    February 9, 2022
    Notice to bargain was served by the bargaining agent

  • Research (RE) New

    Bargaining agent: Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC)

    Collective agreement expiry date:

    Dispute resolution mechanism: To be determined


    Bargaining status: Complete

    March 1, 2024
    The current RE collective agreement was signed

    November 23, 2023
    A tentative agreement was reached

    May 25, 2024
    A letter of agreement between TBS and the bargaining agent was negotiated and signed outside of the collective agreement and therefore does not form part of the collective agreement

    March - November 2023
    Negotiation sessions occurred:

    • November 21–23, 2023
    • October 26–27, 2023
    • September 26–28, 2023
    • July 4–6, 2023
    • March 28–30, 2023

    January 2023 – May 2023
    The PIPSC common table negotiation sessions occurred:

    • May 23–25, 2023
    • April 11–13, 2023
    • March 1–2, 2023
    • February 28, 2023
    • January 24–25, 2023
    • January 13, 2023 (exchange of proposals)

    March 28, 2023
    The parties exchanged their proposals

    September 29, 2022
    Notice to bargain was served by the bargaining agent

  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police Regular Members and Reservists (RM) New

    Bargaining agent: National Police Federation

    Collective agreement expiry date:

    Dispute resolution mechanism: Arbitration


    Bargaining status: In progress

    The arbitration hearing is scheduled to take place on April 5, 2024.

    January 2023 – February 2024
    Negotiation sessions occurred:

    • February 10, 2024 (mediation)
    • December 5, 2023 (mediation)
    • August 30–31, 2023
    • June 6–8, 2023
    • May 9–11, 2023
    • April 4–6, 2023
    • February 21–23, 2023
    • January 24–26, 2023
    • January 10, 2023

    January 10, 2023
    The parties exchanged their proposals

    December 9, 2022
    Notice to bargain was served by the bargaining agent

    August 6, 2021
    The current RM collective agreement was signed

  • Ship Repair Chargehands (SR (C)) New

    Bargaining agent: Federal Government Dockyard Chargehands Association (FGDCA)

    Collective agreement expiry date:

    Dispute resolution mechanism: Arbitration


    Bargaining status: In progress

    November 2023 – March 2024
    Negotiation sessions occurred:

    • March 25–27, 2024
    • November 14–16, 2023

    November 14, 2023
    The parties exchanged their proposals

    July 7, 2022
    Notice to bargain was served by the bargaining agent

    August 23, 2019
    The current SR (C) collective agreement was signed

  • Ship Repair East Coast (SR (E)) New

    Bargaining agent: Federal Government Dockyard Trades and Labour Council (East) (FGDTLC(E))

    Collective agreement expiry date:

    Dispute resolution mechanism: Arbitration


    Bargaining status: In progress

    February 20, 2024
    The Federal Government Dockyard Trades and Labour Council (East) filed a request for arbitration with the Federal Public Sector Labour Relations and Employment Board, to conclude negotiations for the renewal of the SR(E) collective agreement.

    June - December 2023
    Negotiation sessions occurred:

    • December 12–14, 2023
    • October 10–12, 2023
    • June 21–23, 2023

    June 21, 2023
    The parties exchanged their proposals

    November 21, 2022
    Notice to bargain was served by the bargaining agent

    August 30, 2019
    The current SR (E) collective agreement was signed

  • Ship Repair West Coast (SR (W)) New

    Bargaining agent: Federal Government Dockyard Trades and Labour Council (Esquimalt) (West) (FGDTLC(W))

    Collective agreement expiry date:

    Dispute resolution mechanism: Arbitration


    Bargaining status: In progress

    August 2023 – February 2024
    Negotiation sessions occurred:

    • February 20–22, 2024
    • October 24–26, 2023
    • August 15–17, 2023

    August 15, 2023
    The parties exchanged their proposals

    October 21, 2022
    Notice to bargain was served by the bargaining agent

    August 30, 2019
    The current SR (W) collective agreement was signed

  • Ships’ Officers (SO) New

    Bargaining agent: Canadian Merchant Service Guild (CMSG)

    Collective agreement expiry date:

    Dispute resolution mechanism: To be determined


    Bargaining status: Complete

    March 1, 2024
    The SO collective agreement was signed.

    December 21, 2023
    The Arbitral award was issued on December 21, 2023.

    November 8, 2023
    An arbitral hearing was held on November 8, 2023.

    May 3, 2022
    The Canadian Merchant Service Guild filed a request for arbitration with the Federal Public Sector Labour Relations and Employment Board, to conclude negotiations for the renewal of the SO collective agreement.

    July 2021 – March 2022
    Negotiation sessions occurred:

    • March 1–3, 2022 (mediation)
    • October 4–6, 2021
    • July 14–16, 2021

    July 14, 2021
    The parties exchanged their proposals

    December 8, 2020
    Notice to bargain was served by the bargaining agent

  • Technical Services (TC)

    Bargaining agent: Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC)

    Collective agreement expiry date:

    Dispute resolution mechanism: To be determined


    Bargaining status: Complete

    June 27, 2023
    The current TC collective agreement was signed

    June 16, 2023
    The following letter of agreement between TBS and the bargaining agent was negotiated and signed outside of the collective agreement and therefore does not form part of the collective agreement

    May 1, 2023
    A tentative agreement was reached

    January 2023
    The PIC report was released.

    December 2022
    Public Interest Commission (PIC) hearings occurred:

    • December 9, 2022

    May 18, 2022
    The Public Service Alliance of Canada filed for a Public Interest Commission with the Federal Public Sector Labour Relations and Employment Board, to conclude negotiations for the renewal of the TC collective agreement

    June 2021 – April 2023
    Negotiation sessions occurred:

    • April 11–30, 2023 (mediation)
    • October 18–21, 2022 (mediation)
    • May 11–12, 2022
    • March 22–24, 2022
    • January 25–27, 2022
    • November 8–10, 2021
    • September 14–16, 2021
    • June 16–17, 2021

    June 2021 – April 2023
    The PSAC common table negotiation sessions occurred:

    • April 2–6, 2023 (mediation)
    • March 3, 14, 24 and 28, 2023
    • February 23, 24 and 27, 2023
    • September 20–23, 2022 (mediation)
    • September 12–14, 2022 (mediation)
    • March 29–31, 2022
    • February 1–3, 2022
    • December 14–15, 2021
    • November 2–4, 2021
    • September 27–29, 2021
    • June 14–15, 2021

    June 16, 2021
    The parties exchanged their proposals

    February 22, 2021
    Notice to bargain was served by the bargaining agent

  • Translation (TR)

    Bargaining agent: Canadian Association of Professional Employees (CAPE)

    Collective agreement expiry date:

    Dispute resolution mechanism: To be determined


    Bargaining status: Complete

    June 29, 2023
    The current TR collective agreement was signed

    June 17, 2023
    The following letter of agreement between TBS and the bargaining agent was negotiated and signed outside of the collective agreement and therefore does not form part of the collective agreement

    May 15, 2023
    A tentative agreement was reached

    March 2022 – May 2023
    Negotiation sessions occurred:

    • May 15, 2023
    • May 10–12, 2023
    • April 12, 2023 (mediation)
    • March 21–23, 2023 (mediation)
    • February 7–9, 2023 (mediation)
    • January 3, 2023 (mediation)
    • November 14–16, 2022 (mediation)
    • October 24–26, 2022 (mediation)
    • June 14–16, 2022
    • May 17–19, 2022
    • April 19–21, 2022
    • March 29–31, 2022

    March 9, 2022
    The parties exchanged their proposals

    December 20, 2021
    Notice to bargain was served by the bargaining agent

  • University Teaching (UT)

    Bargaining agent: Canadian Military Colleges Faculty Association (CMCFA)

    Collective agreement expiry date:

    Dispute resolution mechanism: Arbitration


    Bargaining status: In progress

    July 11, 2022
    Notice to bargain was served by the bargaining agent

    August 30, 2019
    The current UT collective agreement was signed

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