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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2013 Open Period Update
Please note that the 2013 Open Period data and General Board data which was discussed at the Town Hall Meeting in November can be obtained here.
School Boards Collective Bargaining Act, 2014
Please take notice that Application and Response Forms under the School Boards Collective Bargaining Act, 2014 are now available.
Retirements & Appointments
After almost 30 years at the OLRB, Peter Gallus retired at the end of October, 2014. His long career, during which he had been a Labour Relations Officer, Manager of Field Services and Registrar, was acknowledged and celebrated with an event attended by many members of the labour community.
Catherine Gilbert has now been appointed Director/Registrar and Ursula Boylan is Deputy Director/Registrar.
Notice to the Community
Please be advised that the Ontario Labour Relations Board will neither schedule nor hold hearings between December 22, 2014 and January 2, 2015 inclusive. Matters of an urgent nature, however, may be scheduled on an expedited basis, as determined by the Board, during this period. Applications will be processed in the usual manner on the dates that the Board is open for business including: December 22, 23, 24, 29, 30 and 31, 2014 and January 2, 2015. More...
Please take notice of the following amendment to the Board’s Rules of Procedure effective November 3rd, 2014:
Rule 31 Fees
31.1 The following fees, exclusive of all applicable taxes, are payable in respect of a proceeding under section 133 of the Act:
(a) The fee payable by the referring party for filing a Referral of Grievance of Arbitration (Construction Industry) with the Board is $250.00.
(b) The fee payable by each party for filing a Request for Hearing and Notice of Intent to Defend/Participate (Construction Industry Grievance Referral) with the Board is $250.00.
(c) The fee payable by each party is $250 per day of case management hearing or part of such a day scheduled by the Board.
(d) The fee payable by each party is $625.00 per hearing day or part of such a day scheduled by the Board.