Pension Dispute Arbitration Prevails Over Class Proceedings

30.7.07
Craig A.B. Ferris and Murray T.A. Campbell

In finding that arbitration prevailed over class proceedings, the British Columbia Court of Appeal has effectively ruled that a wide range of pension disputes in British Columbia can be put in the hands of a private arbitrator, rather than be subject to class proceedings, if one of the parties to the disputes wishes to do so.