This course explores how law regulates industrial relations in Canadian society. It will examine the legal regulation of employer-employee relations in a unionized environment while relating it to historical economic and political influences. Students will identify values that inform the legislative judicial administrative arbitral contractual and informal rules and norms through which law regulates. Students will examine approaches and best practices in the administration of a collective agreement. Application of legislation readings in scholarly articles case studies and recent decisions will be used in discussions to explore emerging issues in Canadian labour relations.