Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act
Marginal note:Duty to certify employee organization
25 (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 proposed bargaining unit who have cast a ballot have voted to have an employee organization represent them as their bargaining agent, the Board shall, subject to this Part, certify the employee organization as bargaining agent for the employees in the unit.
Marginal note:Representation vote
(2) The Board shall direct that a secret ballot representation vote be taken among a group of employees if the Board
(a) has received from an employee organization an application for certification as bargaining agent for a bargaining unit in accordance with this Part;
(b) has determined, in accordance with section 23, that the group of employees constitutes a unit appropriate for collective bargaining;
(c) is satisfied on the basis of evidence of membership in the employee organization that, as of the date of the filing of the application, at least 40% of the employees in the unit wish to have the employee organization represent them as their bargaining agent; and
(d) is satisfied that the persons representing the employee organization in the making of the application have been duly authorized to make the application.
- R.S., 1985, c. 33 (2nd Supp.), s. 25
- 2014, c. 40, s. 6
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