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Consolidated Newfoundland Regulation 1996
Under the authority of section 70 of the Labour Relations Act and the Subordinate Legislation Revision and Consolidation Act, the Lieutenant‑Governor in Council makes the following Order.
WHEREAS section 70 of the Labour Relations Act provides that the Lieutenant‑Governor in Council may by order declare an undertaking to be a Special Project for purposes of the Act and may include those conditions and qualifications with respect to an aspect of a Special Project that the Lieutenant‑Governor in Council considers necessary or desirable;
It is declared that the offshore site of the
Hibernia Production Platform in position at its location at the
And further it is ordered that the declaration of the undertaking as a Special Project is, in addition to the conditions included in Consolidated Newfoundland Regulation 763/96, subject to the following conditions:
(a) employees working under the provisions of the collective agreement referred to in Consolidated Newfoundland Regulation 763/96 may not, for the purposes of an application to the Labour Relations Board for certification under the Labour Relations Act, be included as members in good standing of the trade union or as an employee in a unit for purposes of a vote under section 38 of the Act, and the Labour Relations Board may not consider those employees in determining whether or not a trade union may be certified;
(b) notwithstanding paragraph 3(a) of Consolidated Newfoundland Regulation 763/96, persons who acquire their membership in a union by joining a local outside the province shall not, by that action, acquire or accrue any preference of employment as a member of a local union for the purposes of this regulation and Consolidated Newfoundland Regulation 763/96.
re: Special Project,
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