The Preamble to Part I of the Canada Labour Code provides, among other things, that the Parliament of Canada "deems the development of good industrial relations to be in the best interests of Canada in ensuring a just share of the fruits of progress to all".
The Government of Canada "desires to continue and extend its support to labour and management in their cooperative efforts to develop good relations and constructive bargaining practices".
The Labour Program has, over the years, developed numerous services, measures and initiatives to assist employers and employees in creating and maintaining a workplace that is conducive to good industrial relations.
It may be equally interesting to note that, according to the experts, good relations in the workplace are more important for job satisfaction than pay and benefits. In the experts' view, good industrial relations are in fact the essential factor in what is considered a "good job".
This section therefore concerns: