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JUDGES - Compensation - Provincial court judges

Tuesday, August 07, 2018 @ 9:21 AM  

Application by the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Provincial Court Judges for judicial review of the Province’s decision rejecting a Provincial Court Judges Salary and Benefits Tribunal recommendation to increase judges’ salaries. The Province rejected the recommendation for reasons related to fiscal pressures. The effect of this decision was to impose on judges, but no other group in the public sector, a salary freeze in each of the four fiscal years in the Tribunal’s mandate. There was a pattern of delay and deferral of the Tribunal...