MEMBER PROFILE: Irene Holden
 
Irene Holden
Irene Holden Ltd.
Suite 300 - 1275 West 6th Avenue
Vancouver
BRITISH COLUMBIA V6H 1A6

Tel: (604) 691-2554
Fax: (604) 691-2556
Email: iholden@arboffice.ca

 
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
 
Mediation (Civil)
Neutral Evaluation
Facilitation
Fact Finding
Arbitration (Labour)
Med-Arb

Serving the following Area Codes:
all Canadian codes


CASE EXPERIENCE
 
Irene Holden has experience in settling the following civil matters:
Administrative (incTribunals)
Arts (Fine & Performing)
Education
Employment
Energy Sector
Entertainment Industry
Forestry
Franchise Disputes
Harassment
Health Care/Disputes
Hospitality Industry
Human Rights/Discrimination
Information Technology
Labour Relations
Maritime
Media & Communications
Municipal
Non-Profit Organizations
Schools & Universities
Transportation
 
PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION

Biographical Notes:

Senior Advocate and Negotiator for a large provincial Crown Corporation dealing with several provincial union certifications via the grievance procedure, at arbitration hearings and at various bargaining tables (16 years).

Provincial Mediator at the Labour Relations Board settling hundreds of collective bargaining disputes and grievances in the public and private sector, both large and small; instrumental in developing the Relationship by Objectives program (5 years).

Vice Chair at the Labour Relations Board conducting hearings under and administering the Labour Relations Code (2.5 years).

Associate Chair (Mediation) at the Labour Relations Board responsible for overseeing collective bargaining mediation in BC and conflict resolution via various forms and programs throughout the province; in this capacity issued several interest and rights arbitration awards, and had 6 mediators reporting to her (3 years).

Currently has a private practice offering Mediation, Arbitration, Investigation and Conflict Resolution. In this capacity Ms. Holden has mediated collective bargaining disputes, resolved grievances, acted as both rights and interest arbitrator, conducted harassment investigations and issued reports on same, conducted workplace reviews and recommended improvements, assisted parties to improve their relationships.

Education:

  • B.A. (Acadia University)
  • M.A. (course work only) Dalhousie University
  • Languages

    English

    Memberships & Affiliations :

    President, Arbitrators Association of B.C.; Registered Arbitrator, BC Collective Agreement Arbitration Bureau; Member and Past President, BC Industrial Relations Association

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    Calendar Last Updated: 11 Oct 17

     





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