Canada Labour Code (R.S.C., 1985, c. L-2)

Act current to 2014-09-29 and last amended on 2014-07-01. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Time for appointment

 The members of a joint planning committee shall be appointed and shall convene for their first sitting within two weeks after the date of the notice given to the Minister under section 212.

  • 1980-81-82-83, c. 89, s. 32.
Marginal note:Failure to appoint

 Where a trade union fails, or redundant employees fail, to appoint a member to a joint planning committee as provided in sections 214 and 215, the Minister may, on application of any redundant employee, appoint a member to the committee in lieu of that trade union or those employees, as the case may be, and the member so appointed shall be a representative of the redundant employees represented by the trade union or of the redundant employees who failed to appoint the member, as the case may be.

  • 1980-81-82-83, c. 89, s. 32.
Marginal note:Notice of membership

 On completion of the appointment of the members of a joint planning committee, the employer shall post the names of those members in a conspicuous place within the industrial establishment in which the redundant employees are employed.

  • 1980-81-82-83, c. 89, s. 32.
Marginal note:Procedure
  •  (1) Subject to this Division, a joint planning committee may determine its own procedure.

  • Marginal note:Co-chairpersons

    (2) The members of a joint planning committee shall elect from among themselves two co-chairpersons, one being a representative of the redundant employees selected by their representatives and the other being a representative of the employer selected by his representatives.

  • Marginal note:Sittings

    (3) The co-chairpersons of a joint planning committee may, after consultation with the other members of the committee, fix the time and place of its sittings and shall notify the members of the time and place so fixed.

  • Marginal note:Quorum

    (4) A majority of the members of a joint planning committee in office, at least half of which majority are representatives of the redundant employees, constitutes a quorum, but the members shall not proceed in the absence of any member of the committee at any sitting unless the absent member has been given reasonable notice of the sitting.

  • Marginal note:Vacancy

    (5) Where any vacancy occurs in the membership of a joint planning committee before the committee has completed its work, the vacancy shall be filled forthwith in the manner provided in this Division for the selection of the person who vacated that membership.

  • Marginal note:Idem

    (6) A vacancy in the membership of a joint planning committee does not invalidate the constitution of the committee or impair the right of the members of the committee in office to act, if the number of those members is not less than a quorum.

  • Marginal note:Decision

    (7) A decision or other act or thing taken or done by a majority of the members of a joint planning committee present at a sitting of the committee, if the members present constitute a quorum, shall be deemed to have been taken or done by the committee.

  • R.S., 1985, c. L-2, s. 219;
  • 1998, c. 26, s. 61(E).