17. The Commission is composed of twelve members, including a chairman and a vice-chairman, appointed by the Government.
Three of the members are from the Confédération des syndicats nationaux, the Centrale de l’enseignement du Québec and the Fédération des travailleurs du Québec and are appointed after consultation with these bodies.
Another member is appointed from the lists provided by the employee-associations groups within the meaning of the Act respecting management and union party organization in collective bargaining in the sectors of education, social affairs and government agencies (chapter O-7.1) and the associations of employees recognized or certified under the Civil Service Act (chapter F-3.1).
The chairman is at the same time the director general of the Commission. He is appointed for not more than five years.
The members of the Commission, other than the chairman, are appointed for three years. However, three of the first members appointed following the coming into force of this section are appointed for one year, four of them for two years and the others for three years.
Any vacancy occurring during the term of a member appointed in accordance with the second or third paragraph is filled, for the remainder of the term, following the procedure prescribed for his appointment.
Any other vacancy is filled by a person appointed by the Government for the remainder of the term of the member to be replaced.
1973, c. 12, s. 15; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1980, c. 18, s. 2.