Karine Pelletier joined the Manitoba Labour Board as a Vice-Chairperson in 2016. She is a graduate of l’Université de Saint-Boniface (B.A., 2000) and the University of Ottawa (LL.B., 2003). In 2014, she obtained her LL.M. Her practice has focused primarily on administrative law, labour and employment, and human rights law. In addition to providing legal services, she has held an executive role responsible for a wide scope of labour relations and human resources. Prior to coming to the board as a full-time vice-chairperson in 2018, Karine worked in private practice; for a national union; and with the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority.  

In addition to her work with the board, Karine is active as an arbitrator, conciliator and mediator in the field of labour relations and with respect to employment matters. Since 2019, she has been appointed to the Manitoba Human Rights adjudication panel. She is currently a member of the Law Society of Manitoba Admissions and Education Committee. She is co-chair of the Société historique métisse; co-chair of the Manitoba Council of Administrative Tribunals; and President of l’Association des juristes d’expression française du Manitoba. Throughout her career, she has participated actively in bar association work, and has participated in many speaking engagements as speaker, panelist or conference chair on labour law and related subjects. She is a citizen of the Manitoba Métis Nation.