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IRE1260: Labour Arbitration

This subject guide is meant to assist students, particularly those enrolled in IRE1260, with research papers and assignments.

Welcome to Labour Arbitration

This course is intended to provide an overview of the labour arbitration process applicable to unionized employees. The course will focus primarily on grievance arbitration and examine both procedural and substantive issues, including the scope of arbitration, pre-arbitration and arbitration processes and select issues in arbitration - discipline and discharge, contract interpretation, disability accommodation, and discrimination. Mediation and med/arb as alternative dispute resolution mechanisms will also be discussed.