Collective Bargaining

Collective Bargaining provide comprehensive guidance throughout the bargaining process. We lead negotiations and support bargaining with planning, preparation, financial analysis, and records management services.

This service is provided to twenty-eight employers made up of municipalities within Metro Vancouver, along with Libraries, Police Boards, and Commissions. In total, we negotiate fifty collective agreements covering over 10,500 full-time employees.  The Collective Agreements for our member municipalities may be found here.


  • Professional assistance for collective bargaining, as requested, including leading negotiations.
  • Strategic bargaining advice on matters including dispute management and communications.
  • Collective bargaining planning, preparation, financial analysis, and records management.
  • Preparation and implementation of collective agreements following the conclusion of bargaining.
  • Expert advice and support prior to and during interest arbitration, as required.


The Collective Bargaining Process


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Regional Employers Services is here to provide you with information, answer any questions you may have and assist your municipality with your workforce/employer needs.