OTTAWA, March 13, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canada's
Labour Minister, today announced the reappointment of Cynthia Oliver as
a part-time member representing employees of the Canada Industrial
Relations Board (CIRB) for a three-year term, effective March 7, 2013.
"I am pleased that Ms. Oliver has agreed to remain on the Canada
Industrial Relations Board," said Minister Raitt. "Her labour relations
experience will continue to benefit the CIRB."
Ms. Oliver has over 25 years of labour relations experience. Most
recently, she occupied the position of President of the Federation of
Post-Secondary Educators of British Columbia and was responsible for
provincial bargaining in the post-secondary education sector and public
advocacy on post-secondary education issues.
The Canada Industrial Relations Board is an independent,
representational, quasi-judicial tribunal responsible for the
interpretation and administration of Part I (Industrial Relations) and
certain provisions of Part II (Occupational Health and Safety) of the Canada Labour Code. The Board's expertise and composition allow it to deal effectively
with the complexities of labour relations issues, to determine the
underlying causes of disputes, and to facilitate agreement among the
For more information on the CIRB, visit www.cirb-ccri.gc.ca.
SOURCE: Human Resources and Skills Development Canada
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