Employment and Labour Dispute Resolution

Course Code: ADR 5009

Academic Year: 2023-2024

This course covers the role of mediation and arbitration in dealing with employer-employee disputes in the private employment sector and under collective bargaining agreements. The mediation processes available with the Employment Standards Branch, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, the Ontario Labour Relations Board, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal and the Pay Equity Commission are thoroughly examined in order to assist participants in facilitating settlements. In the labour context, the stages of the grievance process are explored together with the arbitration hearing and the adjudication role of the Ontario Labour Relations Board.