28. (1) The Hearings Tribunal shall be composed of a presiding officer, one or more deputy presiding officers and as many other members equal in number representative of employers and employees respectively as the Lieutenant Governor in Council considers proper, all of whom shall be appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council. R.S.O. 1990, c. P.7, s. 28 (1).
Alternate presiding officer
(2) The Lieutenant Governor in Council shall designate one of the deputy presiding officers to be alternate presiding officer and the person so designated, in the absence of the presiding officer or if the presiding officer is unable to act, shall have all of the powers of the presiding officer. R.S.O. 1990, c. P.7, s. 28 (2).
Remuneration and expenses
(3) The members of the Hearings Tribunal who are not public servants employed under Part III of the Public Service of Ontario Act, 2006 shall be paid such remuneration as may be fixed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council and, subject to the approval of Management Board of Cabinet, the reasonable expenses incurred by them in the course of their duties under this Act. R.S.O. 1990, c. P.7, s. 28 (3); 2006, c. 35, Sched. C, 107 (3).
Resignation of member
(4) Where a member of the Hearings Tribunal resigns, he or she may carry out and complete any duties or responsibilities and exercise any powers that he or she would have had if he or she had not ceased to be a member, in connection with any matter in respect of which there was any proceeding in which he or she participated as a member of the Hearings Tribunal. R.S.O. 1990, c. P.7, s. 28 (4).