Regulation Made Under School Boards Collective Bargaining Act, 2014 Sets Out Minister’s Authority as Crown Representative

On March 1, 2018, the Ontario government filed O. Reg. 50/18 “Minister’s Authority as Crown Representative” made under the School Boards Collective Bargaining Act, 2014 (Act). O. Reg. 50/18 sets out the Minister’s authority to exercise the powers of the Crown under the Act. In table format, the Regulation specifies the general nature of the Crown…

Ontario Government Proposes Central Bargaining for School Boards

The Ontario government has introduced legislation that would, if passed, provide for central bargaining for school boards – a significant departure from how collective bargaining has historically occurred in the sector. Bill 122, the School Boards Collective Bargaining Act, 2013, was introduced at First Reading on October 22, 2013, and will now undergo consideration by…

Ontario Introduces Bill 122, School Boards Collective Bargaining Act

On October 22, 2013, the Ontario government introduced Bill 122, the School Boards Collective Bargaining Act, 2013,  legislation that would, if passed, amend the collective bargaining regime governing Ontario school boards and teachers. The government also released a Backgrounder on Bill 122. We are in the process of reviewing the proposed legislation, and a more…