ILO Complaints

Labour Rights Under Attack

89 ILO Complaints

Since 1982, Canada's record with respect to the number of complaints submitted to the International Labour Law’s (ILO) Freedom of Association Committee is one of the worst of all of the ILO’s 183 member States with unions in Canada filing more complaints than the national labour movements of any other country.

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Case No. 1547 against the Government of British Columbia

University Act of British Columbia, 1977 Section 80 of the Act removed university faculty from the section of the Industrial Relations which prevented university faculty from exercising their right to organize into a union, if they so wished, under more...

British Columbia Closed October 1991

Case No. 1607 against the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

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. more...

Newfoundland and Labrador Closed October 1991

Case No. 1605 against the Government of New Brunswick

Expenditure Management Act, 1991 (Bills 73, May) The Act provided for a one-year wage freeze for public sector employees and imposed restrictions on collective bargaining for the same period. Submitted by the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) and the more...

New Brunswick Closed October 1991

Case No. 1604 against the Government of Manitoba

Public Sector Compensation Management Act, 1991 (Bills 70, July) The Act extended collective agreements of all public sector employees for one year. Submitted by the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) and the National Union of Public and General more...

Manitoba Closed October 1991

Case Nos. 1603 / 1587 against the Government of British Columbia

Compensation Fairness Act, 1991 (Bills 82, March) The Act allowed for the determination of wages for public sector employees by the employer and a government-appointed Commissioner, on the basis of “ability to pay”, with reference to “any fiscal or more...

British Columbia Closed October 1991

Case No. 1616 against the Government of Canada

Public Sector Compensation Act, 1991 (Bills C-29, October) The Act ended a strike by members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), extended existing contracts for a two-year period with no wage increase in the first year and a three more...

Federal Government Closed December 1991

Case No. 1670 against the Government of Canada

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 more...

Federal Government Closed October 1992

Case No. 1681 against the Government of Canada

Thunder Bay Grain Handling Operations Act, 1991 (Bills C-37, October) The Act ended a nine-day strike by approximately 900 grain handlers, extended the collective agreement and provided for the appointment of a mediator-arbitrator. Submitted by the more...

Federal Government Closed December 1992

Case No. 1715 against the Government of Manitoba

Public Sector Reduced Workweek and Compensation Management Act, 1993 (Bills 22, April) The Act reduced annual compensation of all public employees by approximately four percent per year during the term of existing collective agreements by forcing more...

Manitoba Closed May 1993

Case No. 1722 against the Government of Ontario

Social Contract Act, 1993 (Bills 48, July) The Act provided for compensation reduction targets to be reached through eight sector-wide agreements covering all public sector workers in the province. Where agreements were not reached, employees more...

Ontario Closed July 1993

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