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Halsbury's Laws of Canada – Labour (2020 Reissue)

This title provides a balanced perspective on all pillars of labour relations law, including: the process of collective bargaining, the nature and contents of collective agreements, standard grievance procedures, conciliation and arbitration processes and more.
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Today's globalized economy creates significant challenges and opportunities for both employers and employees. A comprehensive summary of the distinct labour law systems within Canada is critical to navigating the legislative scheme governing labour relations.

Halsbury's Labour (2020 Reissue) provides a balanced perspective on all pillars of labour relations law, including: the process of collective bargaining, the nature and contents of collective agreements, standard grievance procedures, conciliation and arbitration processes and the impact of strikes and lockouts, the role of labour relations boards and judicial review of administrative decisions and arbitration awards. This book is an invaluable resource for labour law practitioners, in-house counsel and lawyers who do not specialize in labour relations.

Topics in this essential national reference include:

  • Primary labour relations laws
  • Labour relations
    • Rights, remedies and procedures
    • Public service
  • Arbitration law
    • Jurisdictional and procedural considerations
    • Substantial issues
  • The construction industry
  • Judicial review

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Table of contents

I. Introduction to Labour Law
1. Labour Law
2. Division of Powers
3. Effect of Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms on Labour Law

II. Introduction to Labour Relations
1. The Collective Agreement
2. Parties to Collective Agreements
3. Trade Unions

III. Primary Labour Relations Laws
1. Introduction
2. Federal Legislation: Canada Labour Code
3. Alberta: Labour Relations Code
4. British Columbia: Labour Relations Code
5. Manitoba: Labour Relations Act
6. New Brunswick: Industrial Relations Act
7. Newfoundland and Labrador: Labour Relations Act
8. Nova Scotia: Trade Union Act
9. Ontario
10. Prince Edward Island: Labour Act
11. Québec: Labour Code
12. Saskatchewan: Trade Union Act
13. Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon

IV. Labour Relations: Rights, Remedies and Procedures
1. Labour Relations Board/Administrative Labour Tribunal Process and Procedures
2. Decisions by the Board
3. Unfair Labour Practices
4. Acquisition of Bargaining Rights
5. Preservation of Bargaining Rights after Sale of a Business
6. Termination of Bargaining Rights
7. Collective Bargaining Procedure
8. Strikes and Lockouts

V. Arbitration Law: Jurisdictional and Procedural Considerations
1. Jurisdiction and Powers of Arbitrators
2. Arbitrability
3. Procedure
4. Evidence
5. Collective Agreements

VI. Arbitration Law: Substantial Issues
1. General Enforcement of Collective Agreement
2. Policy Grievances
3. Discipline and Discharge Grievance
4. Non-Culpable Management Action
5. Union Liability and Rights

VII. Public Service Labour Relations
1. Federal Public Service Labour Relations
2. Provincial Public Service Labour Relations
3. Separate Grievance Panels

VIII. The Construction Industry
1. Legislation
2. Definition of Construction Industry
3. Province-wide Bargaining
4. Certification
5. Appropriate Bargaining Unit
6. Jurisdictional Disputes
7. Strike and Ratification Votes
8. Accreditation of Employer's Organization
9. Grievance Referrals in the Construction Industry
10. Successor Rights
11. Project Agreements
12. Residential Sector

IX. Judicial Review
1. Introduction
2. Constitutional/Systemic Basis for Review
3. Statutory Limitations on Judicial Review
4. Scope of Judicial Review
5. Standard of Judicial Review
6. Judicial Review Procedure