Bargaining Partners: UNIFOR Collective Agreement Expiry Date: June 30, 2022 Dispute Resolution Mechanism: Ombudsman: Federal Government Dockyard Trades and Labour Council (Esquimalt) (West) (FGDTLC (W)) Agreement expiry date: January 30, 2023 Dispute Resolution Mechanism: Arbitration. . You can consult the frequently asked questions – collective bargaining in headquarters and definitions for more information on collective bargaining in the core public administration. The information on this website relates to public service employees, for whom the Treasury Board is the employer. Collective bargaining is how PSAC and management find the terms and conditions of employment of our members. National or federal labour law sets rules on how these negotiations are conducted and how conflicts are managed. Each negotiating partner also has rules on how it negotiates on behalf of its members: the PSAC rules are set by Regulation 15 of our Constitution.