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Labour Arbitration - Employee rights and benefits - Remuneration - Wage rates

Thursday, September 29, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by two unions representing 88 per cent of unionized employees in the federal public service from the dismissal of their application for declarations that the provisions of the Expenditure Restraint Act (Act) limited their members’ freedom of association and unjustifiably interfered with their right to a meaningful collective bargaining process. In response to the global economic crisis in 2008, the government implemented the Act to set wage increase limits for public servants. The effect of the Act was to partially roll back wage increases that...