Discipline & Discharge

September 11, 2020 at 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Vancouver, BC
Contact VDLC Office 604-254-0703

This course is full. Contact [email protected] if you wish to be waitlisted for the next offering. 

About this Event

1 day - September 11, Friday / 9:30am to 4:00pm

Via Zoom Video Conference

How do you represent a member who’s been disciplined? Find out the rules that employers must follow and get up to date information on recent developments. How do you use the new Labour Code rules about expedited arbitration? We’ll share practical tips and strategies to assess and present a discipline grievance.

Instructor: Carmela Allevato, Allevato Quail & Roy

Carmela Alevato is a partner at Allevato Quail & Roy, a law firm that represents unions and their members in Labour relations matters, human rights, utilities regulation cases and in election/campaign and lobbying issues. Until 2015, Carmela’s career was as in-house legal counsel at various unions including HEU, CUPE, PIPSC and the BCTF. While at HEU Carmela also served as Secretary Business Manager, as an officer of the BCFED and a member of the LRB. She has represented unions of all levels of courts and at innumerable arbitration's and LRB hearings. In addition to her law degree, Carmela also holds an adult education diploma and has developed and instructed courses for union staff, stewards and elected officers.


Pre-registration is required as course space is limited - registration open to all, union membership is not necessary. If class space is full please contact Elizabeth via email [email protected] or phone 604-254-0703 to put your name on a wait list.

Cancellations must be received 5 working days prior to course start for refund. No-shows will be charged the full course fee. Exceptions on a case-by-case basis.


The Vancouver and District Labour Council acknowledges that its offices reside on the unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples, including the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh nations.

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Discipline & Discharge