Relationship Building Processes

Employee Relationship Building Processes

WFOmbuds Office

Are you finding it a challenge to keep up with the ever present demands of today’s business environment? Are you looking for a way to improve your business’s competency and productivity? Do you need support to proactively manage your employees’ needs? The Workplace Fairness Ombuds Office is here to help you achieve these goals and more by promoting respectful communication and collaboration at all levels of your organization. See our page on Ombuds Services under the Services section of our website.

Workplace Restoration

Extensive experience in the field of workplace restoration has taught us that each organizational conflict is complex – it is born in the history and culture of the organization and is fundamentally influenced by the personalities involved. At the Workplace Fairness Institute we have developed a complete suite of workplace interventions that can be tailored to the needs of the client. Our specially developed five phase process for Workplace Restoration combines the principles of restorative practices with those of workplace assessment to provide the client with an effective way of restoring and strengthening relationships.

See our page on Workplace Restoration Services under the Services section of our website.

Union-Management Relationship Building

Our practitioners have a depth of experience at facilitating better relationships between employers and unions.  We offer numerous tools developed in our publication Engaging Unionized Employees, to help both unions and employers plan through the process have ensuring more productive working relationships.

Collective Bargaining Facilitation

Many of our analysts have spent dozens of years at the bargaining table.  We can help unions and employers have more productive bargaining sessions.  We can work with any bargaining styles that are preferred by the parties.  We do not strictly adhere to an interest-based approach but work with the parties to enhance an approach that will best for them.

Joint Union-Management

Committee Facilitation

We help unions and employers plan out the renewal of their relationship through sound meeting facilitation practices. 

Joint Health and Safety Committee


Many of our practitioners have years of experience with the operation of the OHSA and being a part of Joint Health and Safety Committees.  We can help your committees get started on the right foot.

Grievance Mediation

Some of our practitioners are well versed in labour law and have administered thousands of grievances.  We can be a vital part of the grievance resolution mechanism.

Grievance Arbitration

Some of our practitioners are qualified arbitrators with dozens of years experience in the practice of labour law.  We can provide you with cost-effective arbitrations and timely written awards.

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