5 edition of British Columbia Labour and Employment Law Statutes 1997 found in the catalog.
|Statement||Carswell Legal Pubns|
|Publishers||Carswell Legal Pubns|
|LC Classifications||September 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 104 p. :|
|Number of Pages||98|
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There are legal rights to information about workplace changes and consultation on redundancies, business restructuring and management generally.
VII TRADE UNION REGULATION Freedom of association Freedom of association has been recognized for many years as a fundamental right by Supreme Court and National Labour Court judgments. Employees of the board 122 1 The board may, despite theemploy a secretary and other officers and employees it considers necessary for the purposes of this Code, and may determine their duties, conditions of employment and remuneration.
Unlike in British Columbia, generally speaking Alberta employees are entitled to general holiday pay only if in at least five of the nine weeks preceding the work week in which the general holiday occurs the employee worked on the same day of the week as the day on which the general holiday falls or if the employee is scheduled to work on the general holiday.
5 If an employers' organization is accredited under this section, it has exclusive authority for the time the employer is named in the accreditation to bargain collectively for the employer and to bind the employer by collective agreement. First, a claim must relate to "pay", concept which is generally construed widely to encompass any kind of remuneration for work, as well as sick pay or for maternity leave.
have been said to include, and with a contract. Also, the contracted employee is entitled to the protection of either the collective agreement applying at his workplace or a collective agreement with the labour-only contractor.
Paying insurance was thought to impel the government to encourage full employment, while it also increases labour's bargaining power: workers need not accept any job on starvation wages, because they will have a minimum income to survive. In a farmer's refusal to accept decreased pension entitlements, after a consultation process, was said to be a "substantial" reason for dismissal. The notice must be submitted o the Chief Labour Relations Officer in the Ministry of Labour and to the other side to the dispute Section 5.
Because the law aims to eliminate the mindset and culture of discrimination, it is irrelevant whether the person who was targeted was themselves a person with a protected characteristic, so that people who associate with or are perceived to possess a protected characteristic are protected too.
While some courts have chosen to be more deferential to the employer's substantive reasons for dismissal, they emphasise more strongly the importance of employers having a fair process.
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Over the years some court judgments have placed other limitations on strikes.