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Federal Public Sector Labour Relations Act

Version of section 105 from 2013-12-12 to 2018-11-25:


Marginal note:Notice to bargain collectively

  •  (1) After the Board has certified an employee organization as the bargaining agent for a bargaining unit, the bargaining agent or the employer may, by notice in writing, require the other to commence bargaining collectively with a view to entering into, renewing or revising a collective agreement.

  • Marginal note:When notice may be given

    (2) Subject to subsection (2.1), the notice to bargain collectively may be given

    • (a) at any time, if no collective agreement or arbitral award is in force and no request for arbitration has been made by either of the parties in accordance with this Part; or

    • (b) if a collective agreement or arbitral award is in force, within the 12 months before it ceases to be in force.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2.1) In the case of the bargaining agent for a bargaining unit that has never been bound by a collective agreement or arbitral award to which the employer is a party, the notice to bargain collectively may not be given until the expiry of 60 days after the day on which the employer gives to the bargaining agent the notice required by section 121.

  • Marginal note:Copy of notice to Board

    (3) A party that has given a notice to bargain collectively to another party must send a copy of the notice to the Board.

  • 2003, c. 22, s. 2 “105”
  • 2013, c. 40, s. 303
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