Case No. 1985 against the Government of Canada

Federal Government
September 1998
Case status: 

Postal Services Continuation Act, 1997 (Bills C-24, December)

The Act ended a strike by postal workers, extended the expired collective agreement for three years, imposed pay awards and required the mediator-arbitrator appointed by the Minister to take Canada Post Corporation’s interests into account, including its viability and financial stability.

Submitted by the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) (September 1998).

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