Saskatoon Office
10th Floor
Sturdy Stone Building
122 3rd Avenue North
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
S7K 2H6
Regina Office
1600 – 1920 Broad Street
Regina, Saskatchewan
S4P 3V2
(306)787-2406 (telephone)
(306)787-2664 (fax)

The Saskatchewan Employment Act applies to all employees and employers in Saskatchewan, except those companies and employees falling under federal jurisdiction, such as telecommunications, airlines, postal services and the Federal government and its Boards and Agencies.

The Saskatchewan Labour Relations Board is continued pursuant to Section 6-92 of The Saskatchewan Employment Act. The Board is a quasi-judicial tribunal.

The Board's procedure are governed, in part, by The Saskatchewan Employment (Labour Relations Board) Regulations.

Role of the Board

The Board’s primary role is related to Part VI of the Act, Labour Relations.

The Board is the appellate body for appeals from decisions rendered by adjudicators in respect of matters under Employment Standards (Part II) and Occupational Health and Safety (Part III). The Board Chairperson has duties under Part VII of the Act, Essential Services. 

Board Membership

The Board is headed by a full-time Chairperson and a full-time Vice-Chairperson, both of whom are lawyers. The remainder of the Board is comprised of 20 part-time members, representing either employees or employers, who are paid on a per diem basis when their services are required. Hearings are primarily conducted by 3 person panels including either the Chairperson or Vice-Chairperson, a member representing employers and a member representing employees. Certain issues may be heard by the Chairperson or the Vice-Chairperson sitting alone. For Example, appeals in respect of Parts II and III of the Act are heard by the Chairperson or the Vice-Chairperson.

Current Board Composition

 

Chairperson and Executive Officer:

 •Susan C. Amrud, Q.C.

 Vice-Chairperson:

 •Barbara Mysko

 •Gerald Tegart 

 

 Members Representing Employers:

•Ken Ahl

•Don Ewart  

•Michael Wainwright

•Joan White

•Brian Barber

•Gary Mearns

•Laura Sommervill

•Allan Parenteau

•Lisa Poissant

 

 Members Representing Employees:

•Shawna Colpitts

•John McCormick

•Jim Holmes

•Bettyann Cox

•Hugh Wagner

•Maurice Werezak

•Bert Ottenson

•Shelley Boutin-Gervais

•Aina Kagis

•Phil Polsom

 For more information about the composition of the Board, please refer to the Board’s most recent Annual Report.

 

 Board Staff

 Board Registrar

•Jonathan Swarbrick

 Board Officer

•Leta Lys

Tribunal Coordinator

•Connie Perry

 Administrative Support:

•Maximo Pahuwayan Jr.

 

 Past Chairpersons:

Click here for a list of all current and past Chairpersons