Canadian Labor Laws and the Treaty

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Page 115 - That the labor of a human being is not a commodity or article of commerce. Nothing contained in the antitrust laws shall be construed to forbid the existence and operation of labor, agricultural, or horticultural organizations, instituted for the purposes of mutual help, and not having capital stock or conducted for profit, or to forbid or restrain individual members of such organizations from lawfully carrying out the legitimate objects thereof; nor shall such organizations, or the members thereof,...
Page 153 - ... be punished by a fine of not more than $5,000 or imprisonment for not more than twelve months, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
Page 166 - An act done by a person in contemplation or furtherance of a trade dispute shall not be actionable on the ground only that it induces some other person to break a contract of employment or that it is an interference with the trade, business, or employment of some other person, or with the right of some other person to dispose of his capital or his labour as he wills.
Page 160 - A conspiracy, it is said,f consists not merely in the intention of two or more, but in the agreement of two or more, to do an unlawful act or to do a lawful act by unlawful means.
Page 411 - Each State should make provision for a system of inspection in which women should take part, in order to ensure the enforcement of the laws and regulations for the protection of the employed.
Page 12 - Whereas the League of Nations has for its object the establishment of universal peace, and such a peace can be established only if it is based upon social justice...
Page 36 - Convention of 1919 limiting the hours of work in industrial undertakings to eight in the day and forty-eight in the week...
Page 62 - Notwithstanding anything in this Act, the Parliament of Canada may make provision for the uniformity of all or any of the laws relative to property and civil rights in Ontario, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick, and of the procedure of all or any of the courts in those three Provinces...
Page 149 - It shall be lawful for one or more persons, acting on their own behalf or on behalf of a trade union or of an individual employer or firm...
Page 16 - When the Conference has decided on the adoption of proposals with regard to an item in the agenda, it will rest with the Conference to determine whether these proposals should take the form: (a) of a recommendation to be submitted to the Members for consideration with a view to effect being given to it by national legislation or otherwise, or (b) of a draft international convention for ratification by the Members.

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