Labour Relations Board
The Labour Relations Board (LRB) provides a quasi-judicial process to resolve applications from either labour or management.
What is the function of the board?
To render decisions on applications for certification, unfair labour practice complaints, jurisdictional disputes, revocation of certification orders, etc., in an expeditious manner.
Primary Role: Adjudicative
How many people are on the board?
The LRB is composed of a chair, one or more vice chairpersons and as many members, equal in number, representative of employers and employees respectively as the Lieutenant Governor in Council may determine, all of whom shall be appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council. Learn more about the LRB purpose and board membership roles
What are the requirements of board members?
Work & Experience Requirements: The chair and vice chair should have experience in the area of administrative law. The labour and management representatives should be people who are in a unionized environment and have experience in labour issues.
Skills Required: Decision writing skills, knowledge of administrative law and industrial relations.
What are the nomination requirements?
Statutory Nomination Requirements: The Lieutenant Governor in Council shall appoint all members.
Will I get paid?
Chair is paid $200/diem and members are paid $142/diem.
What is the time commitment of the board?
Members of the Labour Relations Board must be available for hearings and meetings that occur during business hours.
Anticipated time commitment varies year-to-year, but is estimated to be 30 days per year for the chair; 20 days per year for vice chair; and 15 days per year for members.
The chair, vice-chair, and members of the board shall be appointed for a term not exceeding three years as may be specified in the instrument of appointment and are eligible for reappointment.
|Name||County||Term Start||Term End|
|Nancy Birt, QC, Chair||Queens County||Dec 4, 2016||Dec 4, 2019|
|John A. O'Keefe, QC, Vice-Chair||Queens County||Apr 19, 2019||Apr 19, 2022|
|Fraser MacDougall||Queens County||Jan 11, 2017||Jan 11, 2020|
|Mike Lund||Queens County||Jan 23, 2016||Jan 23, 2022|
|Craig Walsh||Prince County||Jul 2, 2016||Jul 2, 2019|
|Linda Gaudet||Queens County||Nov 18, 2017||Nov 18, 2020|
|Blair James||Queens County||Dec 4, 2016||Dec 4, 2019|
|Judy Hughes||Queens County||Dec 4, 2016||Dec 4, 2019|
|Daniel Hughes||Kings County||March 26, 2019||March 26, 2022|
|Karen Tsistinas||Queens County||March 26, 2019||March 26, 2022|
How can I apply?
If you would like to serve as a member of a provincial government agency, board, or commission (ABC), apply online through Engage PEI.
For further information about this committee, you may contact:
Hazel Walsh (Office Coordinator)
Sherwood Business Centre
161 St. Peters Road
PO Box 2000 Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8
Telephone: (902) 368-5550