Case No. 1430 against the Government of British Columbia

Jurisdiction: 
British Columbia
Year/Month: 
October 1987
Case status: 
Closed

Industrial Relations Reform Act, 1987 (Bills 19, June)

The Act limited successor rights, restricted the definition of “related employer”, established an Industrial Relations Council (IRC) through which the government could declare workers essential and limited the right to strike and secondary picketing.

Submitted by the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) (October 1987).
This legislation was found to be in partial compliance with the principles of freedom of association.