Under the Labour Relations Code (the Code) every employee is free to be a member of a trade union and to participate in its lawful activities.
A certification is a formal record issued by the Labour Relations Board that confirms the union is the exclusive bargaining agent for the employee(s). Learn more about how to certify a workplace.
Having a union changes the relationship between employees and their employer. Learn more about what is means to have a union certified at a workplace.
Sometimes the bargaining relationship can change. Learn more about what happens if the employer changes, the union changes, or employees want to change their union representation.
Employees may decide they don’t want to have union representation anymore. The bargaining relationship may have been abandoned by the union or employer. Learn more about ending the bargaining relationship.