Glen MacInnes has been appointed as British Columbia’s new container trucking commissioner and Karm Jauhal has been appointed deputy commissioner.
MacInnes is a labor-relations specialist and senior supervisor with greater than 25 years of expertise representing employers, workers, and unions earlier than administrative tribunals in each the personal and public sector.
He served as a impartial adjudicator of worker complaints on the Employment Requirements Department and is at the moment the managing director of operations for the United Meals and Business Staff Union – Native 1518, the biggest private-sector union in B.C. MacInnes’ time period will run till Sept. 7, 2025.
Jauhal has been working within the Workplace of the British Columbia Container Trucking Commissioner since its inception, most not too long ago as director of operations. Jauhal’s time period may also run till March 7, 2025.
The appointments will change outgoing commissioner Michael Crawford and fill the vacant deputy commissioner place.
The container trucking commissioner is accountable for offering oversight of Metro Vancouver’s drayage trade and for resolving points inside the sector. The commissioner meets with an Business Advisory Committee repeatedly to listen to issues inside the trade.
The commissioner units charges and enforces compliance with the Container Trucking Act, points container trucking companies licences inside the truck licensing system, and facilitates ongoing coverage and regulatory overview.
The commissioner has broad powers to make sure compliance with laws, akin to:
- conducting audits and investigations;
- ordering a trucking firm to adjust to any provision of the laws or with the licence obligations; and
- imposing penalties, starting from suspending a licence and imposing administrative fines to cancelling a licence.