Federal Public Sector Labour Relations Act

Version of section 79 from 2017-06-19 to 2018-11-25:


Marginal note:Mergers, amalgamations and transfers of jurisdiction

  •  (1) If, by reason of a merger or an amalgamation of employee organizations or a transfer of jurisdiction among employee organizations, other than as a result of a revocation of certification, an employee organization succeeds another one that, at the time of the merger, amalgamation or transfer of jurisdiction, is a bargaining agent, the successor is deemed to have acquired the rights, privileges and duties of its predecessor, whether under a collective agreement, an arbitral award or otherwise.

  • Marginal note:Board to determine questions

    (2) If any question arises in respect of the merger, amalgamation or transfer of jurisdiction concerning the rights, privileges and duties of an employee organization under this Part or Division 1 of Part 2.1 or under a collective agreement or an arbitral award in respect of a bargaining unit or an employee in a bargaining unit, the Board, on application by the employer or any person or employee organization concerned, must determine what rights, privileges and duties have been acquired or are retained.

  • Marginal note:Inquiry and votes

    (3) Before making a determination on the application, the Board may make any inquiry or direct that a representation vote be taken among the employees to be affected by the determination. The provisions of subsection 65(2) apply in relation to the taking of the vote.

  • 2003, c. 22, s. 2 “79”
  • 2013, c. 40, s. 300
  • 2017, c. 9, s. 12
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