Case No. 1735 against the Government of Ontario

Jurisdiction: 
Ontario
Year/Month: 
October 1993
Case status: 
Closed

An Act to Amend the Labour Relations Act, 1993 (Bills 80, December)

The amendments to the Act gave power to the Labour Relations Board to review and overturn decisions of international unions in the building and construction industry regarding union locals, including decisions involving the removal of union officers.

Submitted by the Building and Construction Trades Department (AFL-CIO) and the Canadian Federation of Labour (CFL) (September 1993).
This legislation was found not to constitute a violation of the principles of freedom of association.