SFL PLEASED BY COURT DECISION TO PROTECT WORKING PEOPLE’S CHARTER RIGHTS

Monday, February 06, 2012

I have determined that the rights to bargain collectively and to strike are protected by s. 2(d) of the Charter. The Public Services Essential Services Act infringes on those rights by empowering all public sector employers to make non-reviewable decisions that can effectively preclude the capacity of their employees to engage in meaningful strike action, and thus to engage in meaningful collective bargaining.

– Justice Dennis Ball

Earlier this afternoon, the Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench released a historic decision protecting the rights of working people across the province. In a landmark decision, Justice Dennis Ball has determined that the Provincial Government’s Bill 5, which limits the rights of working people, is not constitutional…

Click on the link below to see the full release or visit: ww.sfl.sk.ca

SFL News Release – Charter Challenge Decision

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