Case Nos. 1624 / 1606 against the Government of Nova Scotia

Jurisdiction: 
Nova Scotia
Year/Month: 
May 1991
Case status: 
Closed

Compensation Restraint in the Public Sector Act, 1991 (Bills 160, May)

The Act extended existing collective agreements of public sector employees for two years and imposed a two-year wage freeze.
Case No. 1624 was submitted by the World Confederation of Organizations of the Teaching Profession (WCOTP) and the Nova Scotia Teachers' Union (NSTU) and Case No 1606 was submitted by the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) and the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE).

This legislation was found not to comply with the principles of freedom of association.