Case No. 1607 against the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador
October 1991
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Restraint of Compensation in the Public Sector Act, 1991 (Bills 16, April)

The Act suspended collective bargaining for approximately 25,000 public sector employees, imposed a one-year wage freeze and prohibited retroactive pay equity adjustments.

Submitted by the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) and the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) (October 1991).
This legislation was found not to comply with the principles of freedom of association.