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NICOLE PRICE, BA Honours (Psych), LLB
Nicole Price is a lawyer, investigator, and trainer who provides practical advice to prevent and resolve workplace conflict. Ms. Price obtained a degree in Psychology in her hometown of Windsor, Ontario, where she worked on an automotive assembly line during her studies. In 2001, she received her Law degree from the University of British Columbia. She articled with a national law firm and joined its Labour and Employment Group as an associate. Her interest in Organizational Behaviour and her desire for first-hand exposure to business operations prompted her move to in-house Employee Relations, where she gained in-depth experience in the complexities of the workplace, in both the private and public sectors. Ms. Price has worked collaboratively with unions to overcome many workplace obstacles, applying skills acquired through countless negotiations, mediation training, and in her role chairing a joint management-union Duty to Accommodate Committee. She is able to build rapport and trust at all levels of an organization while maintaining objectivity.
Since 2013, Nicole Price honed her skills as a thoughtful and impartial investigator, conducting roughly 100 investigations with respect to harassment, discrimination and general workplace misconduct. Her clients include crown corporations, educational institutions, non-profit organizations, unions, municipal governments and private companies. Nicole Price has completed specialised training with respect to investigating sexual misconduct, including trauma-informed training.