The Ontario Labour Relations Board is an independent, quasi-judicial tribunal mandated to mediate and adjudicate a
variety of employment and labour relations-related matters under a number of Ontario statutes.
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WIRELESS ACCESS at the OLRB
The Board is pleased to announce the introduction of Wireless Internet Access to its public floors and hearing rooms (Floors 2, 3 and 4).
Effective Monday, February 25, 2013, counsel, clients and other members of the labour relations community attending at the Board will have available to them password-protected wireless access to the internet. The service will be available weekdays between 8am and 6pm.
Parties wishing to use the wireless internet service may obtain the password from the Board’s Client Services Representatives at Reception (2nd Floor). The password will be changed bi-weekly.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the following changes will be made to the Board’s Rules of Procedure effective January 15, 2013.
Rules 25.3(f), 25.4(e), 26.3(f) and 26.3(m) will be changed to address the implementation of Information Bulletin 32 (Resolving Disputes in Displacement and Termination Applications in the Construction Industry during the Construction Open Period)
Rule 25.3(f) will require the applicant to provide “a copy of Information Bulletin No. 9 -- Status Disputes in Certification Applications in the Construction Industry, except for displacement applications made between February 1, 2013 and April 30, 2013 and triennially thereafter, then a copy of Information Bulletin No. 32—Resolving Disputes in Displacement and Termination Applications in the Construction Industry during the Construction Open Period.” Rules 25.4(e), 26.3(f) and 26.3(m) will reflect the same requirement, with necessary modifications.
Rule 40.11 will be added to the Board’s Rules:
The Board may order that the manner and scope of disclosing personal or financial information be restricted as the Board considers appropriate having regard to the circumstances of the case before it.
RULE 24.1(b) will be amended to remove the word “Priority” before “courier” to clarify the permissible methods for the delivery of construction industry certification applications.
Rule 16.2 will be amended so that an applicant may deliver his or her application before “or at the same time as” it is filed with the Board.
PLEASE ALSO TAKE NOTICE that the following Forms and Information Bulletins will be amended effective January 15, 2013 to comply with the amended Rules and to address the implementation of Information Bulletin 32:
Forms A-71; A-72; A-75; A- 77; A-81; C-32; C-34
Information Bulletins 6 & 7