Sonya Sabet-Rasekh

Sonya Sabet-Rasekh is a Staff Representative with the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU). Prior to working with the BCGEU, she practised in a private law firm representing unions and practised in the areas of labour law, employment law, human rights, and civil litigation. Sonya currently instructs Canadian labour law at Simon Fraser University's Labour Studies Program and serves on the Board of Directors of the Vancouver Association for Survivors of Torture (VAST), a non-profit organization that supports mental health and trauma counselling for refugees and survivors of torture. She is a member of the Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers and the Canadian Bar Association.

Sonya holds a J.D. from the University of British Columbia. She was called to the British Columbia Bar in 2012.