Gordon  Luborsky

Gordon Luborsky

3762 Fourteenth Avenue Suite 200
Markham ON  L3R 0G7
Tel: (905) 470-5996
Alternate Tel: (905) 470-5971
Fax: (905) 470-9946
Email: gfl@luborsky.com
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Primary Jurisdiction

Ontario

Arbitration Practice

In practice since 1999; also active in federal jurisdiction.

Education

B.Sc., 1977, University of Toronto; M.A., 1979, University of Toronto; LL.B/J.D., 1982, Osgoode Hall Law School.

Background

Lawyer, Sole Practitioner, Gordon F. Luborsky, Barrister and Solicitor, 1998-Present; Co-Chair, Labour and Employment Law Group, Lang Mitchener, Barristers and Solicitors, 1995-1998; Articling Student, Associate and Partner, Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie, Barristers and Solicitors, 1982-1994.

Mediation

Collective agreement negotiation; grievance mediation; restructuring and reorganization; wrongful dismissal litigation; business litigation (i.e. shareholder agreements, rental, commercial transactions); insurance/personal injury matters.

Standard Fees for Cancellation

10% of block fee if notification received before a hearing is scheduled; 10% of block fee if notification received one month or more prior to hearing; 30% of block fee if notification received two to three weeks prior to hearing date; 40% of block fee if notification received one week prior to hearing; 60% of block fee if notification received less than one week prior to hearing; $600 for other basis for cancellation fees (s.49, OLRA).

Lists and Panels

List of arbitrators under the Ontario Labour Relations Act; List of adjudicators under the Canada Labour Code; On a number of panels under specific collective agreements.

Related Adjudication Experience

Consensual arbitrator in wrongful dismissal civil litigations; ADR in business litigation (shareholder agreements, rental, commercial transactions); insurance/personal injury matters.

Associations

Ontario Labour Management Arbitrators' Association (OLMAA); National Academy of Arbitrators (NAA).

Arbitration Awards on CanLII

For Arbitrator Luborsky'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.

Related Publications

Case report on recent jurisdictional dispute decisions by the Ontario Labour Board (January, 1999); "Employee Video Surveillance Revisited", Labour Alert (February, 1998); "Technological Change in the Workplace", CLV Special Report, (Carswell: September, 1997) Co-author; "Employee Surveillance: Defining the Boundaries", CLV Special Report (Carswell: Fall, 1997) Co-author; "Employer Discretion to Outsource Not Unfettered", Labour Alert (June, 1997).

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.