He is a roster arbitrator for the Canadian Railway Office of Arbitration & Dispute Resolution (CROA); an approved arbitrator on the Federal Minister of Labour’s list for arbitration appointments; and a part-time Vice-Chair at the Ontario Labour Relations Board.
From 2007-2016, Graham served as a Vice-Chair at the Canada Industrial Relations Board. Prior to that appointment, Graham practised labour, employment and administrative law for two decades in the private sector.
A member of the Quebec and Ontario bars since 1987, Graham has also taught at the University of Ottawa’s Law Faculty; served as legal advisor to the Canada Labour Relations Board’s first Chair, Mr. Marc Lapointe Q.C.; presented papers at conferences; and authored two books on Canada’s labour relations board.
Professional Experience and Education
2018: Elected a Fellow of The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers; Reappointed as part time OLRB VC
2016 – present: Arbitrator/Mediator; Vice-Chair (PT) OLRB
2007-2016: Canada Industrial Relations Board, Vice-Chair
2005-2007: Hicks Morley, Counsel and Partner
1990-2005: Scott & Aylen (later BLG), Associate and Partner
1999 – Present: Wrote and updated: Clarke’s Canada Industrial Relations Board
1992-1999: Wrote and updated: Canada Labour Relations Board: An Annotated Guide
1988-1993: University of Ottawa, Part Time Professor
1988-1990: Canada Labour Relations Board, Legal Advisor to the Chair
1987-1988: Ogilvy Renault (Montreal), Associate
1987: Called to Quebec and Ontario Bars
1985: LLB, Laval University
1984: LLB, Queen’s University