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LXXVI PO-002 – Police Action in Respect of Labour Disputes




Police Services Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.15, as amended, s. 31(1)(c).

Adequacy and Effectiveness of Police Services, O. Reg. 3/99, s. 20. 

It is the policy of the Toronto Police Services Board that:

  1. The role of the police at a labour dispute is to preserve the peace, prevent offences, and enforce the law including offences against persons and property, in accordance with the powers and discretion available to a police officer under the law; and
  2. The Chief of Police will establish procedures regarding police action in respect of labour disputes on:
    1. the role of the police at a labour dispute;
    2. providing information to management, labour and the public on police procedures during a labour dispute; and
    3. secondary employment under section 49 of the Police Services Act and labour disputes.

public order, adequacy standards