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Canada Labour Code

Version of section 189 from 2003-01-01 to 2005-03-31:


Marginal note:Transfer of work, undertaking or business

  •  (1) Where any particular federal work, undertaking or business, or part thereof, in or in connection with the operation of which an employee is employed is, by sale, lease, merger or otherwise, transferred from one employer to another employer, the employment of the employee by the two employers before and after the transfer of the work, undertaking or business, or part thereof, shall, for the purposes of this Division, be deemed to be continuous with one employer, notwithstanding the transfer.

  • Marginal note:Inclusion

    (2) For the purposes of subsection (1), a federal work, undertaking or business includes

    • (a) any portion of the public service of Canada specified from time to time in Part I or II of Schedule I to the Public Service Staff Relations Act that is deleted from that Schedule and that is established as or becomes a part of a corporation or any federal work, undertaking or business to which this Part applies; or

    • (b) a portion of the public service of Canada included in a portion of the public service of Canada so specified in Part I or II of Schedule I to that Act that is severed from the portion in which it was included and that is established as or becomes a part of such a corporation or federal work, undertaking or business.

  • R.S., 1985, c. L-2, s. 189
  • R.S., 1985, c. 9 (1st Supp.), s. 7
  • 1996, c. 18, s. 10
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