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Case No. 1743 against the Government of Quebec

Jurisdiction: 
Quebec
Year/Month: 
December 1993
Case status: 
Closed

An Act to amend the Labour Code of Quebec, 1994 (May)

The amendments to the imposed Act allowed the parties to negotiate collective agreements for longer terms (5, 10, 20 years, etc.) and increased the time periods in which another union may apply for a certification to between 5 ½ and 6 ½ years from the date of the renewal of the agreement.

Submitted by the Confederation of National Trade Unions (CNTU) (December 1993).
This legislation was found not to constitute a violation of the principles of freedom of association.

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