Garnet has a keen ability to understand his client’s needs, making him a trusted advisor. He has demonstrated sound technical skills in the interrelated fields of labour relations and negotiation. Finding creative solutions in very difficult situations is one of his strongest attributes.

Professional Services

»Mediation (Civil)
»Referee - Umpire
»Alternative Dispute Resolution
»Labour Relations Coaching

Case Experience

Garnet Zimmerman has over 25 years experience as a labour relations practitioner in the following areas:

  • »Employment
  • »Harassment
  • »Mediation
  • »Human Rights/Discrimination
  • »Labour Relations
  • »Negotiation
  • »Workers Compensation
  • »Employment insurance appeals

    Garnet has extensive experience in negotiation and mediation for collective bargaining, labour relations, adjudication and mediation in the private and public sectors including but not limited to:

    »Waste services
    »Law enforcement
    »Health Care
    »Soft Drink

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  • Vince Ready, Labour Arbitration and Mediation Services Ltd

    I have worked with Garnet for several years and have found him to be a competent and credible negotiator, always acting in a professional manner.
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  • Jennifer Kalmar, CFAU

    ...In 2001, he negotiated a merger Collective Agreement that brought the best wages, working conditions and benefits to our members to date.....I highly recommend Garnet if you are seeking a skilled negotiator that listens to his committee and respects their direction.....It is obvious that he is a skilled strategist who understands and thrives on the negotiation process.

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  • David Lynn, Sun-Rype was clear that your combination of experience, patience and people skills made you the ideal person to negotiate on behalf of the company....the other members of the company bargaining team spoke very highly of your leadership, perseverance and ability to find creative solutions to bargaining challenges...

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