Employees

116 Employment of employees

(1)

If the Governor-General, by Order in Council, requires it, a Crown entity to which the order applies must not agree to terms and conditions of employment in a collective employment agreement, or an amendment to those terms and conditions, without—

(a)

consulting the State Services Commissioner; and

(b)

having regard to the recommendations the Commissioner makes to the Crown entity within a reasonable time of being consulted.

(2)

An Order in Council may relate to—

(a)

all statutory entities and Crown entity companies, categories or types of statutory entities or Crown entity companies, or specific statutory entities or Crown entity companies:

(b)

all employees or classes of employees of those employers.

(3)

A failure to comply with this section does not invalidate the acts of an employee of a Crown entity.

(4)

This section does not limit section 117.