Labour Studies Index

Updated: 2019-04-26

Fairness and Opportunity for Choice: The Employee Free Choice Act and the Canadian Model

Document type Article
Author Slinn, Sara
Author Hurd, Richard W.
Journal Just Labour: A Canadian Journal of Work and Society
Volume 15
Date 2009 November
Pages 104-115


The authors are engaged in a multi-dimensional project that analyzes Canadian private sector experience under provincial and federal labour statutes. The broad objective of the research is to draw nuanced lessons from the Canadian experience that will inform the debate over labour law reform in the U.S. This commentary reflects the authors┬┤ preliminary research results as they relate to the specific proposals included in the Employee Free Choice Act.