Legal Alert: N.S. Introduces First Contract Legislation
November 17, 2011
Note: On December 6, 2013 the NS Government introduced a Bill proposing to repeal the first contract arbitration provisions of the NS Trade Union Act. Click here to read McInnes Cooper’s December 9, 2013 Legal Alert: NS Government Proposes Changes to First Contract Arbitration in NS.
On November 17, 2011 the N.S. Government introduced first contract legislation allowing an arbitrator or the Labour Board to impose a first collective agreement on newly unionized employers. Non-union employers should be aware of the implications this legislation holds for them and have a plan to deal with it.
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