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

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

Marginal note:Wages

 A member of a joint planning committee is entitled to such time from work as is necessary to attend sittings of the committee or to carry out any other functions as such a member, and any time spent by the member in carrying out any functions as a member shall, for the purpose of calculating wages owing to the member, be deemed to have been spent at his work.

  • 1980-81-82-83, c. 89, s. 32.
Marginal note:Object of joint planning committee
  •  (1) It is the object of a joint planning committee to develop an adjustment program to

    • (a) eliminate the necessity for the termination of employment; or

    • (b) minimize the impact of the termination of employment on the redundant employees and to assist those employees in obtaining other employment.

  • Marginal note:Scope of matters considered

    (2) In attaining its object under subsection (1), a joint planning committee may, unless the members of the committee agree otherwise, deal only with such matters as are normally the subject-matter of collective agreement in relation to the termination of employment.

  • Marginal note:Reasonable effort

    (3) The members of a joint planning committee shall cooperate and make every reasonable effort to develop an adjustment program as expeditiously as possible.

  • Marginal note:Cooperation with committee

    (4) The employer and any trade union or redundant employees who appointed the members of a joint planning committee shall cooperate with and assist the committee in developing an adjustment program.

  • 1980-81-82-83, c. 89, s. 32.
Marginal note:Supplying of information
  •  (1) The employer and any trade union or redundant employees who appointed the members of a joint planning committee shall, on request of any member of the committee, forthwith provide the committee with such personal information relating to any redundant employee as the committee may reasonably require for its work.

  • Marginal note:Inspector

    (2) An inspector may

    • (a) monitor and, on request, assist in the establishment and operation of a joint planning committee; and

    • (b) attend any sittings of a joint planning committee as an observer.

  • 1980-81-82-83, c. 89, s. 32.
Marginal note:Application to Minister for arbitrator
  •  (1) Where all members of a joint planning committee who are representatives of the redundant employees agree to do so or where all members of a joint planning committee who are representatives of the employer agree to do so, those members may, after six weeks from the date of the notice to the Minister under section 212, apply jointly to the Minister for the appointment of an arbitrator if

    • (a) the committee has not then completed developing an adjustment program; or

    • (b) the committee has completed developing an adjustment program, but those members are not satisfied with the program or any part of the program.

  • Marginal note:Form and contents of application

    (2) An application under subsection (1) shall be in writing and signed by the members making the application and shall set out the matters, if any, in dispute respecting the adjustment program.

  • 1980-81-82-83, c. 89, s. 32.