Treasury Board could get more bargaining clout

But Bill C-60 opinions vary: Some call it interference, others 'mechanistic tidying up'
|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 06/18/2013

It sounds like high drama on Parliament Hill.

Tucked into the final pages of a federal bill are changes that, if passed, could have a major impact on unions and Crown corporations.

Proposed amendments to Bill C-60, an act to implement certain provisions of the 2013 federal budget and other measures, basically give the Treasury Board greater power, through the Governor in Council, when it comes to the negotiation of collective agreements.