Program Director

John Craig

Mathews Dinsdale & Clark LLP and Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, Western University


Human resources professionals association

A Labour Law certificate program with an emphasis on the practical.

Online learning at its best with leading experts representing management, union and government.

This certificate program provides a rare opportunity to see the big picture and how it applies to frequently-encountered and perennially-vexing situations—ensuring that you are well-equipped to deal with the challenges coming across your desk daily. Celebrating its tenth anniversary, this certificate is an unrivalled resource for navigating this complex and challenging field.

Registration includes 120-day unlimited, online access to the recorded program.

What You’ll Learn

Union organizing and applications for certification

Collective bargaining

Grievance arbitration

Restructuring unionized environments

The law of industrial conflict, including lock-outs and back-to-work legislation

Who Should Attend

VPs, Directors and Managers of Labour Relations

VPs, Directors and Managers of Human Resources

Union Presidents, Officials, Business Agents, Stewards and Committee Members

In-House Counsel

Labour lawyers in private practice (including employment lawyers with involvement in unionized workplaces)

Labour Relations Consultants

Mediators, Arbitrators and Conciliators

Government Representatives


Program Director

John Craig

Mathews Dinsdale & Clark LLP and Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, Western University

Advisory Board

Diane Gee


Donald B. Jarvis

Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP

Brian G. Johnston Q.C.

Stewart McKelvey (Halifax, N.S.)

Caroline (Nini) V. Jones

Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP



View the 2021 program brochure and agenda to see what you’ll learn from leading experts. A detailed agenda for the upcoming program will be available soon.

Mar 8, 22, 29 & Apr 5 & 12, 2022

$4,095 + HST


March 8, 2022

March 22, 2022

March 29, 2022

April 5, 2022

April 12, 2022

Printable Registration Form

If a downloadable form is required, please contact

“Do you offer financial assistance?”

Yes, we do! As law evolves, we know how important it is to stay up to date. We also understand the financial implications of continuously upgrading your professional skills and knowledge.

Certificate of Program Completion

In order to successfully receive an Osgoode Certificate, participants must complete all program modules, and pass the multiple choice online exam.

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Deeper Learning Opportunities


Are you a law graduate or an executive/senior professional with at least 5 years of specialized experience? Consider a full-time or part-time LLM degree.

Labour Relations and Employment Law

Part-time LLMs Full-time LLMs

Single Course Enrollment

Do you have an LLB/JD? Consider taking a single LLM course for deeper learning in a specific area of practice – all credits will apply towards a Professional LLM.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Client and Technical Support

Have questions? Get advice in person, by email or over the phone.

Program content questions

David Thomas, Program Lawyer

Online Technical Requirements

To ensure you do not encounter any issues that will impact or limit your learning experience, please review the following information.