Public Service Reform Act, 1991 (Bills C-26, June)
The Act expanded the category of federal government employees occupying managerial and confidential positions who were excluded from unionization. The Act also allowed Cabinet to suspend strikes during an election period and enabled management to hire more casual workers and contract out a larger amount of work.
Submitted by the Economists, Sociologists and Statisticians Association (ESSA) (September 1992).
This legislation was found to be in partial compliance with the principles of freedom of association.