Review of the “Health Services Bargaining Association v. British Columbia” Case


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The beginning:
Review of the "Health Services Bargaining Association v. British Columbia" Case
Introduction of the case
The aforementioned case is significant because it emerged out of the adoption of the Health and Social Services Delivery Act passed in the province of British Columbia just a few years ago. The act in question was quickly passed and it is noted that no meaningful consultation with public sector workers before it was passed. According to the Supreme Court précis, Part 2 of the Act introduced changes to transfers and also introduced multi-worksite assignment rights. There were also measures for contracting items out and it redefined the status of contracted out workers as well as changing job security programs and layoff and changes when...
The end:
.....y impacts workers and hard-earned rights. The implications of this case going forward are simple: the government is going to have to find a way to work with the public sector unions when it comes to improving health care; it can not merely dictate.
Works Cited
Health Services and Support - Facilities Subsector Bargaining Assn. v. British Columbia, 2007 SCC 27, [2007] 2 S.C.R. 391
Nova Scotia (Workers’ Compensation Board) v. Martin, [2003] 2 S.C.R. 504, 2003 SCC 54
Perrault v. Gauthier (1898), 28 S.C.R. 241
PSAC v. Canada, [1987] 1 S.C.R. 424
Reference re Public Service Employee Relations Act (Alta.), [1987] 1 S.C.R. 313
R. v. Oakes, [1986] 1 S.C.R. 103
Re United Electrical Workers, Local 512, and
of Canada Ltd. (1964), 15 L.A.C. 161