Non-conventional conventional rates Negotiators: Federal Government Dockyard Trades and Labour Council (Esquimalt) (West) (FGDTLC (W)) Collective Agreement Expiry Date: January 30, 2023 Dispute Resolution Mechanism: Arbitration. . Rates of pay change within one hundred and eighty (180) days beginning July 31, 2019. With regard to the implementation of retroactive and prospective changes in remuneration, the rates shall be paid on a flat-rate basis before the change in wages:. Source: Board of Directors of Canada, rates of pay for certain excluded and unsusered employees. . . .