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James T. Casey, QC

Field Law

Jim Casey acts as a labour arbitrator and as legal counsel to professional regulatory organizations. Jim joined Field Law and acted in a multi-faceted role as legal counsel to employers, unions, and employees. Jim’s career transitioned to focusing on a neutral, adjudicative role. He served as a part-time Vice-Chair of the Alberta Labour Relations Board for 14 years adjudicating disputes under the Labour Relations Code and the Public Service Employee Relations Act. Jim also developed a very active practice serving as a labour arbitrator which is now the focus of his labour law career. Jim was appointed to Alberta Labour’s Grievance Arbitration Roster and was appointed by the minister to serve on a Disputes Inquiry Board under the Labour Relations Code. He is a sought-after speaker and author on labour and employment law topics and has been a sessional lecturer at University of Alberta. Jim is the author of many labour and employment publications and is the editor of Remedies in Labour, Employment, and Human Rights which has been cited by the Supreme Court of Canada. Jim has served on the Conference Advisory Committee of Lancaster’s Annual Labour Arbitration and Policy Conference.

Year Called to the Bar:1988 (AB); 2006 (NT)
10175 101 St NW, Suite 2500
Edmonton, AB
Phone: (780) 423-7615
Fax: (780) 428-9329
E-mail: [email protected]

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