Labour code to get major makeover

Changes to collective bargaining, arbitration process, health and safety proposed in federal budget bill
By Sabrina Nanji
|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 11/04/2013

The hotly-anticipated federal budget bill has been delivered — and with it comes a major public sector makeover.

That includes amendments to the Canada Labour Code and the Public Service Labour Relations Act that would allow the government to arbitrarily decide what bureaus are considered essential services