Case Nos. 1801 / 1779 against the Government of Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island
October 1994
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Public Sector Pay Reduction Act, 1994 (Bills 70, May)

The Act suspended collective bargaining for all public sector employees on all monetary terms in the public sector until May 1995 and rolled back wages by 7.5 percent on salaries above $28,000 and 3.75 percent on salaries below $28,000 for all public sector employees.

Case No. 1801 was submitted by the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) and the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) (October 1994) and Case No. 1779 was submitted by the Canadian Federation of Labour (August 1994).

This legislation was found not to comply with the principles of freedom of association.