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Blog Post #381 – Farm Workers Have Right to Bargain

strong>Excerpt from the OH&S Canada magazine – January 2009

A landmark decision from the Court of Appeal for Ontario gives the province a year to table legislation to allow agricultural workers to bargain collectively.

In its ruling, the three-member panel unanimously declared Ontario’s Agricultural Employees Protection Act (AEPA) “unconstitutional” and “invalid,” ordering the provincial government to “provide agricultural workers with sufficient protections to enable them to exercise their right to bargain collectively.”