Released on April 3, 2013
Labour Relations and Workplace Safety Minister Don Morgan has appointed Richard Hornung as special mediator in a bid to end the contract dispute between Evraz Place (Regina Exhibition Association Ltd.) and The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) Local 568.
Mr. Hornung is a well known and accomplished mediator, conciliator and arbitrator with a national practice based in Calgary. He is a former Chair of the Saskatchewan Labour Relations Board.
Under The Trade Union Act and The Human Resources, Labour and Employment Act, the Minister has the authority to appoint a special mediator to mediate and report to the Minister on any labour-management dispute. Given the prolonged period of negotiations and the implications of this dispute for third parties hosting upcoming special events, the appointment of a special mediator is warranted.
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Labour Relations and Workplace Safety