25. Certification shall be applied for by an association of employees by means of a petition filed with the Commission which shall, upon receipt of the petition, send a copy to the employer together with any information it considers appropriate.
The petition must be authorized by a resolution of the association and signed by its authorized representatives, indicate which group of employees the association wishes to represent, and be accompanied with the applications for membership provided for in subparagraph b of the first paragraph of section 36.1 or with copies of those applications and of any document or information required by a regulation of the Government.
The employer must, on or before the first working day following the day the petition is received, post a copy of the petition in a conspicuous place. The employer must also, within five days after copy of the petition is received, post, in a conspicuous place, the complete list of the employees of the undertaking concerned by the petition indicating the function of each. The employer must send forthwith a copy of the list to the petitioning association and place a copy thereof at the disposal of the labour relations officer seized of the petition.
R. S. 1964, c. 141, s. 22; 1969, c. 47, s. 11; 1969, c. 48, s. 12; 1977, c. 41, s. 14; 1983, c. 22, s. 12; 1986, c. 36, s. 1; 2001, c. 26, s. 15.