Joseph Roach

Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa
57 Louis Pasteur St.
PO Box 450 Stn A
Ottawa ON  K1N 6N5
Tel: (613) 562-5800 Ext. 3330
Fax: (613) 562-5124
Email: jroach@uOttawa.ca
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Primary Jurisdiction

Ontario

Arbitration Practice

In practice since 1974; bilingual; also active in Quebec.

Education

B.A., 1953, Université du Sacré-Coeur; B.Ed., 1955, University of New Brunswick; LL.B., 1962, University of Ottawa.

Background

Professor, Faculty of Law, Common Law Section, University of Ottawa, 1965-96, Professor Emeritus, 1996-present; Legal Counsel, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 1964-65; High School Teacher and Vice-Principal in New Brunswick, 1955-59.

Standard Fees for Cancellation

No charge four weeks or more prior to hearing; $900 less than four weeks prior to hearing; no charge if date of cancelled hearing is used for another hearing; $200 on cancellation of expedited arbitration (section 49, OLRA) where date is scheduled less than three weeks prior to hearing.

Lists and Panels

Ontario Ministry of Labour; Labour Canada; Gouvernement du Québec/Conseil consultatif du travail et de la main-d'oeuvre; New Brunswick Labour and Employment Board; Ivaco Rolling-Mills/U.S.W.A., Local 7940, C.U.P.E., A.T.S.U. Unit A; University of Windsor/Faculty Association of the University of Windsor.

Related Adjudication Experience

Fact-Finder/Mediator, Ontario Education Relations Commission.

Associations

Ontario Labour-Management Arbitrators' Association; L'Association des juristes d'expression français de l'Ontario; Canadian Association of Law Teachers; La Conference des arbitres du Québec.

Arbitration Awards on CanLII

For Arbitrator Roach's awards on CanLII, click here. Note: CanLII, the Canadian Legal Information Institute, offers free access to the full text of recent awards by this arbitrator.

Arbitrators are invited to send awards to decisions@lancasterhouse.com. In an effort to facilitate access to justice, Lancaster House forwards all awards it receives from arbitrators to CanLII.