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

Act current to 2014-12-08 and last amended on 2014-11-01. Previous Versions

RELATED PROVISIONS

  • — 2010, c. 12, s. 2178

    • Deemed appointment

      2178. Any appeals officer, as defined in subsection 122(1) of the Canada Labour Code, who is seized of an appeal under that Act immediately before the day on which section 2174 comes into force is deemed, on that day, to have been appointed as an appeals officer under subsection 145.1(1) of that Act, as enacted by section 2174, solely for the purpose of performing their duties under section 146.1 of that Act in respect of the appeal.

  • — 2012, c. 19, s. 438

    • Existing claims

      438. If, before the coming into force of section 239.2 of the Canada Labour Code, as enacted by section 434, an employer provides benefits to its employees under a long-term disability plan that is not insured with an entity that is licensed to provide insurance under the laws of a province and either benefits are being paid to one of those employees under that plan or an application for the payment of benefits under that plan has been submitted by one of those employees, that employer, on the coming into force of that section 239.2, is not required to insure that plan in accordance with that section 239.2 and may continue to provide benefits under that plan but only to the employee who is being paid benefits or to the employee who submitted an application for the payment of benefits.

  • — 2012, c. 19, s. 439

    • Limitation — second or subsequent offences

      439. Despite subsection 256(1.2) of the Canada Labour Code, as enacted by section 436, in determining whether a person has committed a second or subsequent offence for the purposes of subsection 256(1.1) of that Act as enacted by that section, an earlier offence may be taken into account only if the person is convicted of the earlier offence on or after the day on which that section comes into force.

  • — 2012, c. 19, s. 564

    • Definitions

      564. The following definitions apply in sections 565 to 570.

      “Board”

      « Conseil »

      “Board” means the Canada Industrial Relations Board established by section 9 of the Canada Labour Code.

      “Tribunal”

      « Tribunal »

      “Tribunal” means the Canadian Artists and Producers Professional Relations Tribunal established by subsection 10(1) of the Status of the Artist Act, as that Act read immediately before the coming into force of this section.

  • — 2012, c. 27, s. 31

    • Death or disappearance

      31. Section 206.5 of the Canada Labour Code, as enacted by section 6, applies only with respect to a death or disappearance that occurs after the day on which section 6 comes into force.

  • — 2012, c. 31, s. 230

    • Complaints, notices and payment orders

      230. The Canada Labour Code, as it read immediately before the day on which this section comes into force, applies

      • (a) to complaints that allege that an employer contravened any provision of Part III of that Act, any provision of regulations made under that Part or any order within the meaning of that Part and that were received by the Minister of Labour before that day;

      • (b) to notices of unfounded complaint issued under subsection 251.1(2) of that Act that relate to complaints referred to in paragraph (a); and

      • (c) to payment orders issued under subsection 251.1(1) of that Act

        • (i) before that day, and

        • (ii) on or after that day, if the inspector made the finding that resulted in the payment order during the course of an inspection under Part III of that Act that began before that day or as a result of dealing with a complaint referred to in paragraph (a).

  • — 2012, c. 31, s. 231

    • Payment orders and notices

      231. The Canada Labour Code, as it read immediately before the day on which this section comes into force, applies to any payment orders and notices of unfounded complaint issued before that day under section 251.1 of that Act.

  • — 2013, c. 40, s. 199

    • Pending proceedings
      • 199. (1) The Canada Labour Code, as it read immediately before the coming into force of this section, applies to

        • (a) any proceedings — commenced before that coming into force — with respect to which a health and safety officer or a regional health and safety officer may exercise powers or perform duties or functions under Part II of that Act, as it read immediately before that coming into force; and

        • (b) any procedure — commenced before that coming into force — relating to a refusal to work commenced under sections 128 to 129 of that Act, as it read immediately before that coming into force.

      • Appeal

        (2) With respect to directions issued by a health and safety officer under Part II of the Canada Labour Code, an employer, employee or trade union that feels aggrieved by a direction may appeal the direction in writing to an appeals officer within 30 days after the date of the direction being issued or confirmed in writing. The appeal is deemed to have been brought under subsection 146(1) of that Act.

      • Health and safety officers

        (3) For the purposes of subsection (1), health and safety officers or regional health and safety officers designated under subsection 140(1) of the Canada Labour Code, as it read immediately before the coming into force of this section, continue to act, respectively, as health and safety officers or regional health and safety officers.