Rene O’Brien

Rene O’Brien - Brown Consulting Group Inc.

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Rene brings more than 30 years of solid legislative and labour relations’ experience within both the public and private sector. Prior to his consulting career, Rene has worked as a Senior Review Officer with the Pay Equity Commission of Ontario; an Employment Standards Officer with the Ministry of Labour; a District Manager of Employment Standards and Health and Safety and a Senior Adjudication Officer with the Employment Insurance Commission. Rene also held the role of Manager of Labour Relations with the City of Hamilton and the Regional Municipality of

In 2000, Rene played an instrumental role in the development of the Employment Standards Act – 2000, conducting public consultations with workplace partners and providing guidance during the drafting of the Act.

Fully bilingual, Rene excels at making complicated legislation understandable and workable for workplace clients and assists them in becoming or remaining compliant with legislative requirements. He currently provides expertise to clients in a variety of areas including Pay Equity management and implementation.