Average Processing and Decision-Making Times (Days) by Type of Matter

Please note that since the implementation of the CIRB's new case management system in December 2020, discrepancies in the calculation of certain data have been identified.

Data as of end of September 2021 2021–22 2020–21 2019–20 2018–19
Number of
Matters
Proc.
Time
Decision-Making
Time
Number of
Matters
Proc.
Time
Decision-Making
Time
Number of
Matters
Proc.
Time
Decision-Making
Time
Number of
Matters
Proc.
Time
Decision-Making
Time
  344 223 (82%)* 52 (82%)** 592 211 (87%)* 44 (86%)** 508 182 (88%)* 40 (84%)** 501 202 (86%)* 45 (82%)**
Declaratory opinion 0 0 0 1 612 577 1 116 1 0 0 0
Reviews Review of
bargaining
unit
structure
2 185 0 6 323 108 8 312 25 5 291 11
Review 17 266 80 44 174 36 51 141 14 48 334 31
Reconsideration 14 265 134 20 225 144 19 228 134 24 218 84
Interim order 3 84 0 14 126 13 12 89 25 11 52 3
Certifications 32 111 42 58 169 62 60 81 4 84 80 16
Single employer 0 0 0 3 300 1 8 426 52 8 603 126
Revocations 5 68 3 6 104 24 14 83 13 19 71 2
Successor rights 1 85 3 159 13 2 3 259 2 494 194
Sale of business 7 216 0 22 144 13 23 253 44 11 181 45
Unlawful strike or lockout 3 18 0 5 5 1 7 25 1 6 33 6
Maintenance of activities 3 78 0 6 212 17 18 126 1 31 201 2
Unfair labour practices Duty of fair representation 49 253 96 96 251 80 127 196 61 120 196 86
Other 41 364 110 76 303 46 84 241 53 92 273 45
Filing of Board order in Court 0 0 0 2 212 6 6 83 50 2 149 5
Status of the Artist Act 1 71 0 0 0 0 1 177 1 3 373 66
Safety of employees (Part II) 25 194 47 61 245 24 35 203 38 28 158 35
Referral of unjust dismissal complaint (Part III) 110 183 9 124 166 11 12 80 2 0 0 0
Work Reprisal (Part III) 7 290 0 7 199 47 1 159 1 0 0 0
Wage Recovery (Direct) Appeal (Part III) 0 0 0 1 144 74 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wage Recovery Appeal (Refferal) (Part III) 21 343 95 30 210 38 10 94 13 0 0 0
WEPP Appeal (WEPP) 0 0 0 3 282 171 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 3 162 21 4 156 2 8 316 94 7 131 1

* Processing time is average processing time in days; percentage is percentage of matters processed within one year of received date.

** Decision-making time is the average decision-making time in days; percentage is the number of matters where the 90-day statutory time limit to render a decision and give notice of it to the parties was met.

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