Malcolm Winter earned his Masters Degree in Business Administration (M.B.A.) from Queens University in Kingston , Ontario in 1984. Prior to studying at Queens he pursued a Masters Degree in Freshwater Biology from Trent University in Peterborough Ontario. The MBA focused his presentation, research and analytical skills he had developed while at Trent.
Throughout his career, which has spanned over thirty years, he has moved from being a labour relations generalist in a large Tertiary Care Hospital in Kingston to advising and representing clients in both the public and private sectors in a number of roles including:
– Acting as Chief Spokesperson leading complex group bargaining sessions affecting a number of collective agreements with the major Unions in Ontario (CUPE, Unifor, ONA, and OPSEU);
– Representing Employers at Interest Arbitrations in both Ontario and British Columbia defending extensive written briefs he authored;
– Representing Employers at various Tribunals and Agencies including the Ontario Labour Relations Board, The Ontario Human Rights Tribunal, The Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal, The Pay Equity Tribunal, and Employment Standards Hearings;
– Representing Employers in front of Rights Arbitration Boards in respect of unresolved grievances;
– Advising Employers in all aspects of Employment and Labour Law for both unionized and non-union employees.
– Supporting Employers by providing focused training on a variety of topics related to labour and employment law.
Malcolm has represented Employers primarily through his affiliation with Bass Associates, a relationship that continues to this day. He has also served in the role in the senior labour and employee relations position for a medium sized management firm that owned and managed nursing and retirement homes in Ontario, British Columbia, West Virginia, Tennessee and Kentucky, actively providing services and advice in each of those regions of North America.