Bill Passed: Bill 5 Public Service Labour Relations Amendment Act

  • May 16, 2023

On May 11, 2023, the provincial government enacted Bill 5, Public Service Labour Relations Amendment Act, 2023 which places most public sector lawyers into an existing bargaining unit of the government’s choice.

The Public Service Labour Relations Act will now cover practising lawyers and articled students, except those employed in the Criminal Justice Branch, the Office of Legislative Counsel or court staff.

This Act comes into force by regulation of the Lieutenant Governor in Council. 

CBABC delivered a related submission to the Minister of Finance and Attorney General in February 2023.  

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