How can a party to a collective agreement apply for consensual mediation-arbitration?
Only the parties to a collective agreement can apply for a referral to consensual mediation-arbitration. Parties must agree to apply to the director for mediation-arbitration.
To apply for consensual mediation-arbitration:
- Complete the Request for Appointment form
REQUEST FOR APPOINTMENT
- Submit the application by email, mail, or courier to the attention of Director of CAAB
- Confirm in the application that both parties are in agreement to apply for consensual mediation-arbitration
- Arrange to pay the $100 filing fee.
Filing by email? The Board only accepts supporting information in PDF, MP3, or MP4 format. Supporting information cannot be provided by a file-share link at this time.
The Director of the CAAB will appoint an arbitrator from the Register of Arbitrators.
Fees and expenses charged by the arbitrator are typically split between the parties and aren't governed by CAAB or the Code.