The Labour Relations Code sets out requirements for unionized companies. However, the Code also sets out the rules that apply to non-union companies that Unions are seeking to certify. There have been important changes to the Code that you will want to understand and prepare for.
This two-hour seminar will outline the recent significant changes to the Labour Relations Code that are important to both union and non-union companies, including:
- Changes to employer free speech rights
- Faster voting period
- New raid period rules for construction companies
- Easier first collective agreement arbitration access for unions
- Section 54 adjustment planning changes
- Extended freeze period after union certification
- Increased fines
- Filing requirements for collective agreements
- Expedited arbitration changes
Presenter: Craig Munroe is a partner at Pulver Crawford Munroe LLP. Craig represents and advises public and private clients facing labour relations and employment issues. He provides strategic, solution-based advice to clients facing complicated labour relations issues. He regularly appears before various courts and tribunals including the British Columbia Labour Relations Board, the Canada Industrial Relations Board, grievance arbitration panels, the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal, and the provincial and federal courts.
Craig has been recognized by both his peers and his clients for excellence in his field. He is the BC Director and Vice President of the Canadian Association of counsel to Employers, and has received the International Law Office’s “Client Choice Awards” as a result of a nomination and references from his clients.
Disclaimer: The content of this presentation is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice.
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