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Part 5 - Strikes, Lockouts and Picketing Strikes and Lockouts Prohibited Before Bargaining and Vote

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  1. A person must not take a vote under section 60 or 61 on the question of whether to strike or on the question of whether to lock out until the trade union and the employer or their authorized representatives have bargained collectively in accordance with this Code.
  2. A trade union must not declare or authorize a strike and an employer must not declare or cause a lockout, until
    1. in the case of a trade union or an employee in the unit affected, either
      1. section 60 has been complied with, or
      2. a lawful lockout has occurred and has not been discontinued for a period longer than 72 hours, or
    2. in the case of an employer, either
      1. section 61 has been complied with, or
      2. a lawful strike has occurred and has not been discontinued for a period longer than 72 hours.