Carmela Allevato practices labour and employment law at Allevato Quail & Roy and is a part-time instructor in the BCIT School of Business. Previously, she worked as a Lawyer for the British Columbia Teachers' Federation and the Canadian Union of Public Employees. She was the Secretary Business Manager of the Hospital Employees Union and has worked as in-house counsel for other public sector unions. Active in her community, she is an Executive Board Member of the BC Industrial Relations Association. She has served as a Member of the BC Labour Relations Board, a Trustee on the Vancouver School Board and a Vice-President of the BC Federation of Labour. Ms. Allevato received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of British Columbia.