18. Every institution, regional board or regional council shall cease to withhold from the salary of an employee any amount contemplated in section 47 of the Labour Code (chapter C-27) or any union assessment under a collective agreement, upon the declaration or carrying on of a strike in contravention of section 4 by the certified association of employees representing the employee.
Similarly, every institution, regional board or regional council shall cease withholding any such amount or assessment from the salary of each of its employees represented by an association of employees from such time as the number of employees complying with section 2 is insufficient to provide essential services as provided in an agreement or a list or, if none, in the case of an institution, essential services as provided in sections 111.10 and 111.10.1 of the Labour Code.
Every operator of an ambulance service shall also cease to withhold the amounts or assessments referred to in this section where the regional board or regional council, as the case may be, of the territory in which he carries on his activities establishes that the association of employees has declared or carried on a strike in contravention of section 4 or where the number of complying employees is insufficient to provide essential services as provided in a list or in an agreement and the regional board or regional council, as the case may be, so notifies the operator in writing.
1986, c. 74, s. 18; 1988, c. 40, s. 7; 1992, c. 21, s. 182, s. 375.