Biography - Tom A. B. Jolliffe

Biography - Tom A. B. Jolliffe

A 1974 graduate of the Queen’s University Faculty of Law, Tom initially practised insurance defence litigation in Calgary, Alberta with the law firm Kelly & Kelly. He has been accepting arbitrator appointments in interest and rights’ disputes in the private and public employment sectors in Canada for 35 years starting with his appointment as a Vice-Chair with the Public Service Grievance Appeal Board in Alberta between 1981 and 1984. Since that time his arbitration work has focussed on Alberta but he has also convened hearings across six provinces and two territories in over 100 communities, large and small. Tom is currently named in several collective agreements in Alberta and elsewhere in Canada and for more than 20 years has been a member of the national policy arbitration panel for Canada Post/Canadian Union of Postal Workers. He is a member of the National Academy of Arbitrators and the Ontario Labour-Management Arbitrators Association as well as being on the government approved list of arbitrators in Alberta and other jurisdictions. Since 2008 Tom has also been conducting Indian Residential Schools adjudications. He currently receives more than 100 consensual adjudicator/arbitrator appointments per year.

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