About Us

Established in 1976, Lancaster House is an independent Canadian publishing company focusing on labour, employment and human rights law governing the workplace. Over 45 years, in print and online formats, it has evolved into a major resource centre serving the informational and education needs of unions, employers, arbitrators, academics, legal practitioners and professional organizations.

Lancaster House conducts conferences for labour relations professionals across Canada. In furtherance of its educational mandate, Lancaster House also offers workshops and webinars, customized training courses and, in conjunction with colleges and universities, a series of professional learning programs.

What distinguishes Lancaster House’s publications and programs, and its authors and speakers, is its focus on:

  • user accessibility
  • quality of content
  • diversity of viewpoints
  • value-added materials
  • expert analysis
  • practical guidance