January 2016: CFIB’s Action Alert: Labour legislation disguised as farm safety, is launched and has received over 500 signatures to date.
January 2016: CFIB shows support for farmers by attending Bill 6 rallies and raising concerns about lack of consultation.
April 2016: Government announces formal consultation on Bill 6. CFIB’s Richard Truscott, Vice-President British Columbia and Alberta, was selected for agriculture working group.
January 2017: CFIB awards Alberta government annual Paperweight Award for weighing down farmers with regulations.
March 2017: Government announces consultation on the recommendations from the technical working groups on applying employment standards and labour relations to agriculture. Recommendations from the technical working groups on applying employment standards and labour relations to agriculture have been posted online.
CFIB will continue ensure your concerns about Bill 6 are heard. We will be submitting a letter containing your recent comments and survey findings.
**Please also note that even if the bill passes as is, we will work with opposition parties who have pledged to repeal Bill 6.**
If you have any questions about how Bill 6 will impact your business, please call CFIB’s Business Resources at 1-888-234-2232 or email [email protected]
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