Human Resources Legislative Update
Federal Budget Bill Carries at Second Reading, Sent to Committee
Date: April 19, 2010
On April 19, 2010, Bill C-9, the Jobs And Economic Growth Act, carried at Second Reading and was referred to the Finance Committee.
Introduced on March 29, 2010, Bill C-9 is omnibus legislation designed to amend various Acts and implement certain key measures outlined in the federal government’s 2010 Budget. In part, the Bill outlines proposed changes to ss. 122, 129(7) and 145-146 of the Canada Labour Code (Part II–Occupational Health And Safety, appeals/procedure).
A detailed discussion of the Federal Government’s 2010 Budget is available in our FTR Now of March 5, 2010.