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Compendium of Grievance Arbitration Decisions

This document is a summary of all arbitration awards rendered in the province of Manitoba and filed with the Board during the calendar year. The publication was discontinued as of December 31, 2003.  Limited issues may still be available from the Board's office.  Compendiums from 2004 to the present may be viewed at the Board's offices during regular office hours. 

Guide to The Labour Relations Act

The Guide to The Labour Relations Act is a booklet explaining in lay persons' terms the various provisions of The Labour Relations Act, and the role of the Manitoba Labour Board and Conciliation & Mediation Services. (available in both English and French).

Annual Reports

Annual reports are publications disclosing the Manitoba Labour Board's staffing and membership, as well as highlights of significant Board and court decisions, and statistics of the various matters dealt with during the reporting period. The following documents are in Acrobat (pdf) format.

Manitoba Labour Annual Reports are available in Adobe Acrobat Portable Document Format (PDF). To view Acrobat (*PDF Version) files, you need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader software installed on your computer. Acrobat Reader is free software provided by Adobe Inc©. Click here to obtain a free copy of Adobe Reader. Note that versions of Acrobat lower than 5 may not work properly with these files.

Index of Written Reasons For Decision

The Index contains indexes of written reasons and substantive orders categorized by topic and employer.  Decisions issued under The Labour Relations Act are also indexed by section of the Act.  Until March 31, 2013, this publication had been available on a subscription basis.  An online version of the index is available here.

The Board also distributes copies of Written Reasons for Decision following certain Board Decisions. It should be noted that Written Reasons for Decision are an extremely important component in Orders issued by the Board and are being referenced extensively by the parties in a dispute and by legal counsel.

The Manitoba Labour Board is continuing to work with Quicklaw in developing an automated database containing all arbitration awards filed with the Board since 1985 and all Written Reasons for Decision issued by the Board.

The Board has compiled and distributes Information Bulletins dealing with the Board's practice and procedure.

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