Name: Susan Ashley
PO Box 2309
NS B4P 2N5
Tel: (902) 542-5589
(902) 542-2118
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Calendar Last Updated: 6 Aug 20


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Case Experience (Civil): Construction, Contracts, Employment, Labour Relations, Administrative (incTribunals), Disabilities, Education, First Nations, Harassment, Hospitals/Health Industry, Health Care/Disputes, Human Rights/Discrimination, Municipal, Schools & Universities, Small Claims Court

1974: Admitted to the Bar of Nova Scotia
1973: Bachelor of Laws, Dalhousie Law School, Halifax
1969: Bachelor of Arts, Dalhousie University, Halifax

Susan M. Ashley is a member of the Bar of Nova Scotia specializing in labour and employment arbitration and mediation. She is currently Chair of the Highway Workers Employee Relations Board. Until recently she was Chair of the Nova Scotia Labour Standards Tribunal, and vice-Chair of the Nova Scotia Labour Relations Board. She has taught at the Dalhousie Law School and Acadia University, and is former Associate Dean at the Dalhousie Law School. An active arbitrator, she acted as ‚Selector‚ in the Final Offer Selection process which ended the strike of health care professionals in Nova Scotia (July ‚ August 2001), and as federal arbitrator imposing the final package for workers affected by the closure of the Cape Breton Development Corporation (September-October 2001). Ms. Ashley also has extensive experience with human rights adjudication, under both provincial and federal jurisdiction.

Ms. Ashley lives in the Avonport area with her husband and their daughter Grace. Their other children currently live in Lethbridge, Toronto, Halifax and the Wolfville area.

Memberships & Affiliations:
Nova Scotia Department of Labour; former Chair, Nova Scotia Labour Standards Tribunal; former Vice-Chair, Nova Scotia Labour Relations Board; Nova Scotia Department of Education.

Languages: English

ADR Practice Commenced
: 1993

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