Case No. 2894 against the Government of Canada

Jurisdiction: 
Federal Government
Year/Month: 
June 2011
Case status: 
Follow up

Restoring Mail Delivery for Canadians Act, 2011 (Bill C-6, June)

This legislation force locked-out postal workers back to work, is bias against CUPW and its members. It imposed wage increases that are less than the employer’s last offer and referred all other outstanding issues to final offer arbitration and restricted the impariality of the arbitrator in deciding on a settlement.

Submitted by the Canadian Union of Postal Employees (August 2011)

The ILO Committee on Freedom of Association found the legislation violates the ILO's fundamental principles of freedom of association.