The Canada Industrial Relations Board's mandate is to contribute to and promote effective industrial relations in any work, undertaking or business that falls within the authority of the Parliament of Canada.
The Canada Industrial Relations Board is an independent, representational, quasi-judicial tribunal responsible for the interpretation and administration of Part I (Industrial Relations) and certain provisions of Part II (Occupational Health and Safety) of the Canada Labour Code.
It interprets and applies the Code in a manner that supports and promotes free collective bargaining and the constructive settlement of disputes.
The Board undertakes a wide range of industrial activities, such as:
It also fulfils a vital function in recognizing and protecting the rights of employees and employers, and in constructively resolving conflicts.