Karen Thibault is a Union Representative in Disputes and Arbitrations for Alberta’s largest union, the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees. Karen graduated from the Labour College of Canada in 1985. She began her career with AUPE as a Union Representative in 1987. As well as being involved in organizing, Karen has negotiated numerous collective agreements covering many sectors, and has extensive experience in grievance handling and dispute resolution. As a Union Representative in Disputes and Arbitrations, Karen acts as Union Counsel representing members at arbitration and dispute resolution.

Karen has been a member of the Alberta Labour Relations Board since 2016