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					     LABOUR RELATIONS
•   WHAT IS IT?
•   WHY JOIN?
•   LABOUR RELATIONS LAWS
•   CERTIFICATION
•   COLLECTIVE BARGAINING
•   UNIONS IN CANADA & WORLD
     WHAT IS A UNION?
• ORG REPRESENTING EMPLOYEES

• WAGES
• HOURS
• CONDITIONS
     LABOUR RELATIONS
•   WHAT IS IT?
•   WHY JOIN?
•   LABOUR RELATIONS LAWS
•   CERTIFICATION
•   COLLECTIVE BARGAINING
•   UNIONS IN CANADA & WORLD
    WHAT JOIN A UNION?
•   DISSATISFACTION
•   POWERLESSNESS
•   PERCEIVED INSTRUMENTALITY
•   EARLY AS 1812
     SHIPBUILDING
     SHIPPING
     LUMBER
     LABOUR RELATIONS
•   WHAT IS IT?
•   WHY JOIN?
•   LABOUR RELATIONS LAWS
•   CERTIFICATION
•   COLLECTIVE BARGAINING
•   UNIONS IN CANADA & WORLD
LABOUR RELATIONS LAWS
          #1
• OVERVIEW
   LAWS EVOLVED OVER TIME
   GENERALLY CONCERNS
   PICKETING
   STRIKES
   “YELLOW-DOG” CONTRACT
   BLACKLISTING
LABOUR RELATIONS LAWS
          #2
• TRADE UNIONS ACT (1872)
   EXEMPT FROM
    RESTRAINT OF TRADE
    CRIMINAL CONSPIRACY
   OK
    COLLECTIVE BARGAINING
    STRIKES
• CRIMINAL LAW AMENDMENT (1982)
LABOUR RELATIONS LAWS
          #3
• 1872-1900
   PROVINCIAL LAW DEVELOPMENT
• PRESENT TIME
   HOW EMPLOYER/UNIONS
    OPERATE
    BEHAVE
LABOUR RELATIONS LAWS
          #4
• FEDERAL LAW
   INTERPROVINCIAL COMMERCE
    COMMUNICATION
    TRANSPORTATION
     CP RAIL

• PROVINCES
   MINING, MANUFACTURING
LABOUR RELATIONS LAWS
          #5
• FEDERAL - PROVINCIAL
   COMMONALITIES
    RIGHTS
     JOIN
     AUTHORITY
     RECOGNITION
     BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH
     STRIKE/LOCKOUT
     IDENTIFY UNFAIR PRACTICES
LABOUR RELATIONS LAWS
          #6
• INDUSTRIAL DISPUTES
  INVESTIGATION ACT (1907)

• WARTIME LABOUR RELATIONS
   REGULATION (1944)
     LABOUR RELATIONS
•   WHAT IS IT?
•   WHY JOIN?
•   LABOUR RELATIONS LAWS
•   CERTIFICATION
•   COLLECTIVE BARGAINING
•   UNIONS IN CANADA & WORLD
      CERTIFICATION
• TWO WAYS
   VOLUNTARY RECOGNITION
   EMPLOYEE SUPPORT
    HIGH SIGN-UP RATE
    SECRET BALLOT
     LABOUR RELATIONS
•   WHAT IS IT?
•   WHY JOIN?
•   LABOUR RELATIONS LAWS
•   CERTIFICATION
•   COLLECTIVE BARGAINING
•   UNIONS IN CANADA & WORLD
COLLECTIVE BARGAINING
         #1
• USUALLY
   COMPENSATION
   HOURS OF WORK
   WORKING CONDITIONS
    WORK RULES
    JOB SECURITY
    COLLECTIVE BARGAINING
              #2
•   COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT
•   REPLACEMENT WORKERS
•   NO STRIKE LOCKOUT CLAUSE
•   GRIEVANCE PROCESS
     LABOUR RELATIONS
•   WHAT IS IT?
•   WHY JOIN?
•   LABOUR RELATIONS LAWS
•   CERTIFICATION
•   COLLECTIVE BARGAINING
•   UNIONS IN CANADA & WORLD
   UNIONS IN CANADA #1
• PUBLIC SECTOR EMPLOYEES
• FEDERAL EMPLOYEES
• BUSINESS UNIONS
   NOT TYPICALLY POLITICAL
   MOST ALIGNED WITH NDP
• UNIONS STRUCTURED
   TYPE OF JOB
    CAW
    TEACHERS
  UNIONS IN CANADA #2
• NATIONAL / PROVINCIAL UNIONS
   LOCAL AFFILIATES
   UNION DENSITY
• LARGEST UNIONS
 CDN UNION OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES
 NATL UNION OF PUBLIC &
  GENERAL EMPLOYEES
 PUBLIC SERVICE ALLIANCE OF CANADA
  UNIONS IN THE WORLD
• USA
   > ECONOMIC THAN POLITICAL
• FRANCE
   > POLITICAL < ECONOMIC
• SWEDEN
   HIGH POLITICAL & ECONOMIC
• GERMANY
   WORK COUNCILS
   UNION AVOIDANCE
• 2 APPROACHES
   UNION SUBSTITUTION
   UNION SUPPRESSION

				
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