Canada Labour Code
Marginal note:Complaint to inspector for unjust dismissal
240 (1) Subject to subsections (2) and 242(3.1), any person
(a) who has completed twelve consecutive months of continuous employment by an employer, and
(b) who is not a member of a group of employees subject to a collective agreement,
may make a complaint in writing to an inspector if the employee has been dismissed and considers the dismissal to be unjust.
(1.1) A person shall not make a complaint under subsection (1) if they have made a complaint that is based on substantially the same facts under either subsection 246.1(1) or 247.99(1), unless that complaint has been withdrawn.
Marginal note:Time for making complaint
(2) Subject to subsection (3), a complaint under subsection (1) shall be made within ninety days from the date on which the person making the complaint was dismissed.
Marginal note:Extension of time
(3) The Minister may extend the period set out in subsection (2)
(a) if the Minister is satisfied that a complaint was made within that period to a government official who had no authority to deal with the complaint and that the person making the complaint believed the official had that authority; or
(b) in any circumstances that are prescribed by regulation.
- R.S., 1985, c. L-2, s. 240
- R.S., 1985, c. 9 (1st Supp.), s. 15
- 2018, c. 27, s. 488
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