The bargaining teams from ACFO and Treasury Board met for four days between October 26 and October 29 in Ottawa for one day of training on Interest-Based Bargaining and three days of preliminary negotiations.
Both teams presented their proposals and productive discussions ensued. While the Expenditure Restraint Act limits the discussion that can take place related to financial issues, both sides have identified areas where progress can be made.
The next round of talks is scheduled for December.
The NAV CANADA bargaining team is meeting this week to discuss proposals in advance on the first round of talks, tentatively scheduled for the second week of December.