In accordance with the Classification Directive, you have 35 calendar days from the date of notification to file a formal complaint in relation to the classification decision if you do not agree with the result of the classification conversion, or you may consider using the informal dispute resolution process. For more information on classification regressions, see the complaint filing procedure. TBS has published the highlights of the latest round of collective agreements that have been signed. The new LP classification standard contains a level description for artistic work, LP-00, which corresponds to the LA-DEV salary level set out in the collective agreement. Block rates are included in Schedule A: LA – Law Group Annual Rates of Pay of the collective agreement. The union that represents lawyers, continues and prosecutes, develops legislation and develops punitive policy, is scheduled to meet Tuesday in Ottawa for three days of collective bargaining. Bargaining Partners: Federal Government Dockyard Trades and Labour Council (Esquimalt) (West) (FGDTLC (W)) Collective Agreement Expiry Date: January 30, 2023 Dispute Settlement Mechanism: Arbitration The current LA Collective Agreement applies to all LP positions until a new contract is signed. However, Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) have provided new codes for the designation of tariff units (EDCs) for the LP group. Bargaining Partners: UNIFOR Collective Agreement: June 30, 2022 Dispute Resolution Mechanism: A spokesperson for the Office of the President of the Ministry of Finance told CBC News that he respected the confidentiality of the collective bargaining process and would not “meet directly with officials through the media.” The union leader, who represents federal government lawyers, says the Liberals have gone on to continue contract negotiations and have been “deeply rude” in collective bargaining. The current collective agreement and salary level continue to apply to all LP positions until the expiry of the contract and the signing of a new contract in accordance with the normal trading cycle.