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Who We Are
Lewis & Gazarek, Inc. is a workplace conflict management company heralding more than fifteen years of understanding the workplace environment collectively across various industries including consumer retail, retail banking, and legal practice management. We work exclusively with employers who are serious about improving their employee relations processes. We know these employers understand the sensitive nature of workplace disputes as well as the impact these disputes may have on their bottom-line, so they seek for their benefit our knowledge and experience with addressing workplace disputes.
As independent conflict managers, we are able to enter your business with minimal intrusion and demonstrate measured improvements to employee relations through a number of our services. Our services translates to limited or uninterrupted business processes, and when appropriate, recommendations for strategic workplace policies and programs tailored to satisfy business relationships. For more information on how we can help you, please see our Services.
Grounded on leading, strategic, business service needs, Lewis & Gazarek, Inc. carries a legacy of successful business acumen. From supporting agricultural ingenuity to redesigning electrical transformers… creativity and innovation is in our heritage. We are proud of our business heritage that crosses borders and connects well with business performance. Beyond our involvement in workplaces, we actively support community organizations and programs that encourage participation and engagement to meet the needs of the public. To learn more about how we support community programs, please see our Engagements.
Tricia Gazarek, Director of Conflict Management
Supporting business owners, managers, human resource professionals, and community organizations with neutral thrid-party dispute resolution services.
Tricia is passionate about helping people through their dispute and assisting them with developing effective and lasting resolutions. She is very knowledgeable of the methods and techniques used to effectively manage and resolve disputes in the workplace. She has worked directly with managers and business owners to address workplace conflict; drafted, reviewed, and revised workplace conflict management plans and policies. Through her experience, she has developed expertise in planning and executing interest-based conflict resolution meetings, using various conflict resolution practices and additional resources to aid the conflict resolution process.
Her expertise in the areas of conflict resolution and knowledge of legal matters is supported by a Bachelor’s of Applied Arts in Paralegal Studies, a Post Graduate Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution, and a Masters of Arts in Conflict Analysis and Management graduate degree. She acquired certified training to handle properly issues concerning Bullying, At-Risk Youth and the Law, Safe Schools Awareness and Psychological First-Aid Training as an extension of her Post-Graduate studies. She also obtained certification on workplace conflict assessment and management for unionized and non-unionized workplaces through the Workplace Fairness Institute and has the Lean White Belt (Public Sector) Certification to assess quality and process design in organizations. In addition, she obtained the Qualified Mediator designation from the ADR Institute of Ontario.
To put it simple, Tricia understands the challenges with addressing people relations disputes in businesses and knows how to use various methods to improve processes and procedures for people.