Case No. 1356 against the Government of Quebec

October 1985
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An Act respecting the process of negotiation of collective agreements in the public and para public sectors, 1985 (Bills 37, June)

The Act narrowed the scope of collective bargaining for workers employed in the education and social affairs sector and government agencies, empowered government to impose wage rates in the second and third year of collective agreements and restricted the right to strike.

Submitted by the Quebec Central Teachers’ Union (CEQ) (September 1985).
This legislation was found not to comply with the principles of freedom of association.