Mark Thompson

Mark Thompson

4792 Elm Street
Vancouver BC  V6L 2L3
Tel: (604) 822-8375
Fax: (604) 263-0830
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Primary Jurisdiction

British Columbia

Arbitration Practice

In practice since 1990.


B.A., Notre Dame, 1961; M.S., Ph.D. 1966, New York State School of Industrial Relations, Cornell University.


1971-2002, Professor of Industrial Relations, Sauder School of Business; 1991-1994, Member of Board of Governors, Workers' Compensation Board of B.C., representing the public interest; 1992-1993, Commissioner to review B.C. Employment Standards Act; 1991-present, Member, ILO-UNESCO Committee of Experts on the Application of International Standards Concerning Academic Personnel.

Lists and Panels

B.C. Collective Agreement Arbitration Bureau.


National Academy of Arbitrators, Board of Governors 1989-1992; Arbitrators Association of B.C.; Industrial Relations Research Association B.C.; Canadian Industrial Relations Association, President 1986-1987.

Arbitration Awards on CanLII

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Related Publications

Editor of four books on industrial relations, author of more than 80 articles and chapters on Canadian and international industrial relations.

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