Canada Labour Code
Marginal note:Duty to certify trade union
28 (1) If the Board is satisfied on the basis of the results of a secret ballot representation vote that a majority of the employees in a unit who have cast a ballot have voted to have a trade union represent them as their bargaining agent, the Board shall, subject to this Part, certify the trade union as the bargaining agent for the unit.
Marginal note:Representation vote
(2) The Board shall order that a secret ballot representation vote be taken among the employees in a unit if the Board
(a) has received from a trade union an application for certification as the bargaining agent for the unit;
(b) has determined that the unit constitutes a unit appropriate for collective bargaining; and
(c) is satisfied on the basis of evidence of membership in the trade union that, as of the date of the filing of the application, at least 40% of the employees in the unit wish to have the trade union represent them as their bargaining agent.
- R.S., 1985, c. L-2, s. 28
- 2014, c. 40, s. 2
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