For about 25 years, Joanne McMahon has been providing legal services to the trade union movement, working closely with a variety of union clients throughout the province. Her practice is entirely devoted to union-side labour relations law. Joanne holds a Masters degree in anthropology from the University of Western Ontario and attended Osgoode Hall Law School. She has conducted hundreds of arbitrations, labour board hearings at both the federal and provincial levels and appeared before the Ontario Court of Appeal and the Federal Court, as well as the federal and provincial Human Rights Tribunals. Joanne also conducts seminars for various clients both locally and throughout North America.