The Canadian government remains committed to reaching agreements that are appropriate for taxpayers and that provide fair wage increases for workers. The following bargaining units that have entered into preliminary agreements are: The audit, trade and purchasing group includes positions that primarily participate in the application of in-depth knowledge of accounting standards and generally accepted auditing standards to the planning, implementation and management of external audit programs; Planning, development, implementation and management of policies, programs, services and other economic development activities; and the planning, development, delivery and management of directives, programmes, systems or other activities dealing with procurement and delivery in the public service. The audit, trade and purchasing group comprises positions primarily related to the application of in-depth knowledge of accounting and universally accepted auditing standards to the planning, implementation and management of external audit programmes. TBS has published the highlights of the latest round of collective agreements signed. Negotiator: UNIFOR Collective Agreement Expiry Date: June 30, 2022 Dispute Resolution Mechanism: Arbitration OTTAWA, May 28, 2019/CNW/ – The Government has reached 5 preliminary agreements with groups from the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada, the Association of Canadian Financial Officers and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. If the agreements are ratified, they will apply to nearly 30,000 civil servants. “I am pleased that more than 30,000 public servants have negotiated new interim collective agreements in good faith. This is another example of the respect our government has consistently shown to Canadian public servants. We remain committed to our good faith approach to collective bargaining and look forward to continuing to reach agreements that are good for public servants and fair to Canadian taxpayers. The agreements would cover a four-year period and would include economic increases of 2% for each of the first two years and 1.5% for each of the remaining two years of the agreements.

These preliminary agreements also include new measures to facilitate their implementation and to compensate employees who do not receive retroactive payments or salary increases within the agreed timelines. Negotiator: Federal Government Dockyard Trades and Labour Council (Esquimalt) (West) (FGDTLC (W)) Collective Agreement Expiry Date: 30. . Twitter : @TBS_Canada Facebook : www.facebook.com/YourGovernmentatWork/ LinkedIn : www.linkedin.com/company/tbs-sct/. . . .