Cheryl Yingst Bartel

Cheryl Yingst Bartel is a former litigator in a national law firm who now practices exclusively as a Labour Arbitrator, Employment Adjudicator, and Mediator. She is named to the Alberta Grievance Arbitration Roster, the Alberta Designated Mediator Roster, and the federal Adjudicator Roster for disputes under Parts I and III of the Canada Labour Code. Cheryl also acts as Senior Conciliator for whistleblowing disputes in the federal public service, and as a neutral investigator, with a focus on allegations of sexual assault and harassment in the post-secondary setting.

Cheryl is a frequent conference speaker and workshop leader, and has also presented at Lancaster House's Labour Arbitration and Policy Conference in Calgary in 2016 and 2017. She has an interest in the impact of the use of drugs in the workplace, with a particular focus on issues surrounding the use of marijuana. Cheryl is currently finishing her LL.M. in labour relations and employment law and wrote her thesis on the intersection of medical marijuana with the duty to accommodate. She holds a B.A. (1987, honours) from the University of Calgary and an LL.B. (1990, honours) from the University of Ottawa.

Tel: (403) 282-7088
Fax: (403) 220-0097