The CBA Labour and Employment Section’s mandate includes labour and employment law and practice. We promote professionalism, share information and advocate on legal issues involving:

  • Collective agreements
  • Arbitration of labour disputes
  • Labour-management relations
  • Trade unions
  • Boards and tribunals dealing with labour-management relations and employment standards
  • Establishing these boards and appointing members
  • Legal practice before labour-management and employment standards boards

Our Section also liaises regularly with:

  • The American Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Canadian Human Rights Commission
  • Canadian Industrial Relations Board
  • Department of Justice Canada
  • Employment and Social Development Canada

Our Committees

Would you like to contribute and network with other legal professionals in the field? Send an email to cbalabourlaw@cba.org to join one of our committees:

  • Law Reform
  • Webinars and Communication
  • ABA Liaison
  • Intervention Proposals
  • Annual Conference
  • Annual meeting with Department of Justice
  • Student Essay Contest

Our Section members also provide input to the Federal Courts Bench and Bar Liaison Committee.

Get Involved

There are many other ways to get involved:

Stay Informed

Questions? Feel free to contact us!

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