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Case Law Decision 2015 SCC 4 (30/01/2015)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts Supreme Court of Canada

Date: 01/30/2015

Subject: The Supreme Court of Canada stated the constitutional illegitimacy of the Public Service Essential Service Act 2008 of the Saskatchewan province, where it prohibited the participation of essential services employees to any kind of strike against the employer, for the violation of the right to freedom of association; the Court underlined that the right to strike is an essential element of the constitutionally protected right to collective bargaining

Parties: Saskatchewan Federation of Labour, et al. v. Her Majesty The Queen in Right of the Province of Saskatchewan

Original language: English

Classification: Freedoms - Art. 12 Freedom of assembly - Freedom of association - Solidarity - Art. 28 Rights of workers, employers and their organisations: negotiations - Rights of workers, employers and their organisations: collective actions

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