Case No. 2025 against the Government of Ontario

May 1999
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Back to School Act, 1998 (Bills 62, September)

The Act ended a strike by teachers employed with eight publicly funded school boards, including seven separate school boards, imposed contractual terms and conditions and instituted a compulsory mediation-arbitration system presided over by government-appointed arbitrators.

Submitted by the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF), the Ontario Teachers’ Federation (OTF) and the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) (May 1999).

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