The following excerpt is from International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, Local 849 v Egg Films, Inc, 2015 NSLB 213 (CanLII):
The duty to bargain in good faith—that is, the duty to make every reasonable effort to negotiate a collective agreement—serves two purposes: a. it “reinforces the obligation on an employer to recognize the bargaining agent;” and b. it is “intended to foster rational, informed discussion thereby minimizing the potential for ‘unnecessary’ industrial conflict:” UEW v. DeVilbiss (Canada) Ltd  2 Can LRB Rep 101 (OLRB-Adams) at p.114.
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