BILL NO. 105

(as introduced)

3rd Session, 61st General Assembly
Nova Scotia
60 Elizabeth II, 2011

Private Member's Bill

Trade Union Act

The Honourable Stephen McNeil

First Reading: November 18, 2011

(Explanatory Note)

Second Reading:

Third Reading:

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Explanatory Note

This Bill

(a) amends the composition of the Labour-Management Committee to require that two of the ten members represent the non-unionized sector, one labour and the other employers;

(b) provides that the non-unionized labour representative may be a member of a non-unionized organization, nominated by the non-unionized employee community; and

(c) provides that the non-unionized employer representative may be a member of a business organization nominated by the employer community.

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An Act to Amend Chapter 475
of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
the Trade Union Act

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 Subsection 4A(2) of Chapter 475 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Trade Union Act, as enacted by Chapter 37 of the Acts of 2010, is amended by

(a) adding ", eight members" immediately after "members" in the first line; and

(b) adding "and two members representing in equal numbers non-unionized labour and employers," immediately after "employers," in the second line.

2 Section 4A of Chapter 475 is further amended by adding immediately after subsection (2) the following subsections:

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