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Contact: Ian Szlazak
Resolution House Inc.
71 Rideau Terrace
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada  K1M 2A2
Tel: 613 746-9679
Fax: 613 746-6637
E-mail: iszlazak@resolutionhouse.com

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Curriculum Vitae [ Return to Curriculum Vitae ]
Written Work

Published Works

  • Title 102.1 "Occupational Health and Safety" (Part II - Ontario), 23 C.E.D. (Canadian Encyclopaedic Digest) (Ont. 3rd) (Toronto: Carswell, 1985)

  • "Haven't Been There, Haven't Done That: An Exploration of Construction Industry Partnering and Further Applications of the Concept in Other Contexts" (February 1999), 41 C.L.R. (Construction Law Reports) (2d) 216

  • "Resolving Litigious Disputes Using Mediation - Some Observations", Proceedings of Conflict Resolution Symposium, 2000 (Ottawa: The Mediation Centre at Carleton University, January 2001) at 137-155

Papers

  • "Practicum Report - The User-Friendly Juggernaut: Dispute Resolution in the Ontario Court General Division (Ottawa) - Court-Connected Mediation and Settlement Conferences Conducted by Judges and the Case Management Master", in partial satisfaction of requirements for LL.M., December 22, 1997

  • "Inside Mediation: Maximizing the Process - A Guide for Users and Representatives", in partial satisfaction of requirements for LL.M., April 10, 1998

Note: Other written work references may be found in "Ian C. Szlazak - Presentations and Training Experience", which refers to papers delivered at conferences and programs.

Investigation Reports

  • Investigation and report, allegation of harassment, federal Crown corporation, June 28, 2002

  • Investigation and report, allegation of harassment, municipal government, December 6, 2004

  • Investigation and fact-finding report, issues concerning employees and contractors, national organization, May 25, 2008

  • Investigation and reports, allegations of sexual harassment (multiple respondents), private company, June 25, 2008

Neutral Evaluations

  • Hearing and report, classification grievance, federal sector union-management, June 12 and 19, 2000

  • Hearing and report, lay-off grievance, federal sector union-management, May, 1999

Arbitration Awards

  • Atomic Energy Control Limited and Communications and Energy and Paperworkers (CEP) Union, Local 896, August 17, 2001, [2001] C.L.A.D. No. 506, lay-off/interpretation, grievance dismissed

  • Royal Ottawa Health Care Group and Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 942, June 2, 2002, Agpalo discharge, modified to a time-served suspension

  • Royal Ottawa Health Care Group and Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 942, December 2, 2002, discipline grievance, resolved through mediation

  • Grand and Toy Limited and United Steelworkers of America, Local 8327, February 16, 2003, group grievance, preliminary objection, form and timeliness; time extended, objections not a bar to arbitration

  • Grand and Toy Limited and United Steelworkers of America, Local 8327, May 16, 2003, group grievance, contracting out/work transfer, location closure; grievance dismissed

  • Rentokil Initial Canada Ltd. and United Steelworkers of America, Local 9597, July 20, 2003, pay increase grievance; grievance dismissed

  • Lafontaine Lodge Limited (c.o.b. as Community Nursing Home and the Palais, Alexandria) and United Steelworkers of America, October 23, 2003, E. Cameron discharge, consent award

  • Madawaska Doors Inc. and United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, Local 175/633, January 7, 2004, carelessness suspension; suspension reduced

  • Humpty Dumpty Snack Foods Inc. and Milk & Bread Drivers, Dairy Employees, Caterers & Allied Employees Union, Local 647, October 21, 2004, Lay discharge grievance, resolved through mediation

  • Il Mulino (The Mill) Inc. and Hospitality and Services Trade Union, Local 261, February 18, 2005, 80 C.L.A.S. 303, seniority and work scheduling grievance, grievance upheld

  • Cancoil Thermal Corporation and United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, Local 175, February 23, 2005, employer grievance on grievance procedure and information disclosure, resolved through mediation

  • Il Mulino (The Mill) Inc. and Hospitality and Services Trade Union, Local 261, June 6, 2005, supplementary award fixing damages

  • Imperial Parking Canada Corporation and United Food and Commercial Workers Union, Local 175, July 27, 2005, Tessema discharge grievance, misappropriation of funds, discharge upheld

  • M. Terrance and Mohawk Council of Akwesasne, September 25, 2005, Canada Labour Code unjust dismissal complaint, abuse of sick leave, dismissal upheld

  • 1229026 Ontario Inc., c.o.b. as Place Mont Roc and United Steelworkers, Local 1-1000, November 27, 2005, union grievance respecting failure to remit union dues and other payments, grievance upheld and quia timet relief granted

  • O & Y Enterprises GP Inc. and Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 4266-18, December 4, 2005, Denis discharge grievance, penalty modified to time-served suspension

  • Providence Continuing Care Centre- Providence Manor and Providence Manor Employees' Union, Canadian National Federation of Independent Unions, Local 3010, December 15, 2005, Amey discipline grievance, resolved through mediation

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