Labour Briefs (Dec. 3, 2001)

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|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 09/05/2003

MANDATORY UNION MEMBERSHIP UPHELD

Ottawa — Quebec legislation requiring construction workers to hold membership in one of five approved unions has been upheld by the Supreme Court of Canada. In a narrow five to four ruling, the judges rejected the argument that the freedom to associate protected in the Charter of Rights and Freedoms includes the right not to associate.

CAW GAINS FOOTHOLD AT MAGNA