Ian is on the Ontario Ministry of Labour’s approved list of arbitrators, the Grievance Settlement Board, the roster of arbitrators of the Ontario Police Arbitration Commission and the list of arbitrators of the Canadian Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service. He also serves or has served as a Workload Resolution Arbitrator for a variety of Community Colleges.
Ian was a full-time Vice-Chair of the Ontario Labour Relations Board from 2004 to 2013, cross-appointed as a part-time member of the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario from 2005 to 2013. From 1987 to 2004, Ian practiced labour and employment law.
Ian was the Chair of the Board of Directors of the community legal clinic Injured Workers’ Consultants, the first Chair of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Ontario Bar Association and a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada’s Workers’ Compensation Specialist Certification Committee, the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Institute for Work & Health and the Chair of the Board of Directors of Crossroads International.
Ian is a member of the Ontario Labour Management Arbitrators’ Association and the Law Society of Ontario.