CUPE Local 1356 Blog

Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 1356. We have three Collective Agreements as Local 1356, 1356-01, and 1356-02. The membership is comprised of the full-time and part-time workers of York University the Local website is at This Blog will include Local information and information garnered from sources other Universities, Colleges, Post Secondary/Tertiary Education and news sources supplying information.

Tuesday, January 18, 2005

Bora Laskin Award for Outstanding Contribution

Nominations for its annual Bora Laskin Award
The University of Toronto, Centre for Industrial Relations is inviting
nominations for its annual Bora Laskin Award for Outstanding Contribution
to Labour Law. The Award has been established by the University of
Toronto to honour those who have made an outstanding contribution
to Canadian labour law. The award is named after the late Chief Justice
Bora Laskin (1912-1984), who before joining the Supreme Court of Canada,
was pre-eminent as a labour law scholar and labour arbitrator. The
recipients of the Bora Laskin Award include Professor Harry Arthurs
of Osgoode Hall Law School (2003) and Professor Pierre Vierge of Laval
University, Quebec (2004).

Nominees will be considered from all fields relating to labour law,
including, for example, academe, private practice, courts, tribunals
and arbitration. The Awards Committee will consider nominations received
on or before Friday, February 4. This year's award recipient will
be announced at a dinner, on the evening of Thursday, May 5, to be
held in conjunction with the Lancaster House Conference on Canadian
Labour Board Law, at the Sutton Place Hotel in Toronto on May 5 -
6, 2005. To submit a nomination, please fill out the following online

The 2005 Award Committee is comprised of:

Frank Reid, Director, Centre for Industrial Relations,
University of Toronto
Madam Justice Louise Otis, Quebec Court of Appeal
Kenneth Swan, President, Ontario Labour-Management Arbitrators' Association
Madam Justice Sheila Greckol, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Professor Brian Langille, University of Toronto Faculty of Law
Mr. Justice Warren Winkler, Ontario Superior Court of Justice
Thomas Kuttner, Vice-Chair, New Brunswick Labour and Employment Board
Stan Lanyon, Arbitrator/Mediator, B.C.

Courtesy of Lancaster House Publishing - publishers of labour law information


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