TITLE

Freedom to choose

AUTHOR(S)
Karabegović, Amela; Veldhuis, Niels
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Fraser Forum;Oct2009, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the effect of the proposed changes to the Construction Industry Labor Relations Act, 1992 (CILRA) on unions, employers and employees in Saskatchewan. It explains that these changes would allow employers and employees to choose their representatives for collective bargaining and would reduce the proportion of province-wide collective bargaining agreements. It suggests that the provincial government should proposed positive changes to the CILRA.
ACCESSION #
45563769

 

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