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Business Representative

Contact Information

# 1 Grosvenor Square
Delta BC
V3M 5S1

Karlene Bateman

  • Elected Business Representative 2013 to 2017; 2018 to 2022
  • In-House Counsel 2004-2012
  • Member of Local 31 since 2004
  • Presents training seminars for new Shop Stewards and arranges seminars for Stewards on subjects of topical interest
  • Represents members at arbitrations and in proceedings before the BC Labour Relations Board, Canada Industrial Relations Board, BC Human Rights Tribunal and Canadian Human Rights Commission
  • Has also appeared on behalf of the Local before the BC Supreme Court, BC Court of Appeal, Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal
  • Volunteers with the Canadian Cancer Society and the Variety Club Telethon