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The Association of Justice Counsel is the exclusive bargaining agent for approximately 2,600 lawyers employed by the government of Canada ("Federal Crown Counsel"), who work for the Department of Justice ("DOJ"), the Public Prosecution Service of Canada ("PPSC"), and provide in-house legal services to various federal agencies, tribunals and courts across the country.

January 18th, 2017
January 18th, 2017
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Federal Court of Appeal Overturns Refusal to Grant Federal Prosecutor Leave to Run for Elected Office

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The AJC is pleased with the unanimous decision of the Federal Court of Appeal in A.G. v. Emilie Taman, a former AJC member and federal prosecutor. The court held that the Public Service Commission's (Commission) refusal to grant Ms. Taman an unpaid leave of absence to run as a candidate in the 2015 federal election was unreasonable.

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