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Case No. 1859 against the Government of Canada

Jurisdiction: 
Federal Government
Year/Month: 
October 1995
Case status: 
Closed

Budget Implementation Act, 1995 (Bills C-76, June)

The Act amended the Public Sector Compensation Act, 1991 affecting federal public service employees. It rescinded the bargaining agent’s right to negotiate job security and workforce provisions in collective agreements for a period of three years and extended the wage freeze for the fifth consecutive year.

Submitted by the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) (October 1995).

This legislation was found not to comply with the principles of freedom of association. 

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