Industrial inquiry commission report on successorship in the Forestry industry complete
On November 17, 2021, the Minister of Labour appointed Vince Ready and Amanda Rogers to form an industrial inquiry commission (IIC). The IIC was tasked with recommending ways to protect workers when contract tendering and the transfer of cutting and timber-harvesting rights fall outside of the successorship provision in Section 35 of the Labour Relations Code. The IIC has submitted its report to the Government.
Learn more by reading the BC Government’s news release: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2022LBR0012-001181. The IIC report can be found on the Board's Reports page: https://lrb.bc.ca/reports?type=500