Canada Labour Code
172.1 (1) Where a work schedule is established, modified or cancelled pursuant to subsection 170(2) or 172(2), any affected employee may, within ninety days after the new schedule or its modification or cancellation takes effect, request an inspector to conduct a vote to determine whether seventy per cent of the affected employees approve the new schedule or its modification or cancellation.
Marginal note:Duty of inspector
(2) Where a request has been made under subsection (1), the inspector shall conduct a secret vote to determine the percentage of the affected employees that approves the new schedule or the modification or cancellation.
(3) A request made under subsection (1), the ballots and any other documents relating to the vote are confidential and shall not be given to the employer.
Marginal note:Counting of ballots
(4) The inspector shall count the ballots in the presence of a representative chosen by the affected employees and a representative chosen by the employer.
Marginal note:Communication of result of vote
(5) The inspector shall report the result of the vote to the regional director, who shall then inform the employer, by written notice, of the result.
Marginal note:Effect of non-approval
(6) Where the result of the vote indicates that less than seventy per cent of the affected employees approve the new schedule or its modification or cancellation, the employer shall comply with the result of the vote within thirty days after being informed of that result by the regional director.
(7) The Governor in Council may make regulations respecting the conduct of votes under this section.
Marginal note:Statutory Instruments Act not applicable
(8) The Statutory Instruments Act does not apply in respect of the written notice given by the regional director to the employer pursuant to subsection (5).
- 1993, c. 42, s. 16
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