Leonard Marvy

45 Victor Avenue
Toronto ON  M4K 1A7
Tel: (416) 523-9554
Fax: (416) 778-7107
Email: len.marvy@sympatico.ca
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Primary Jurisdiction


Arbitration Practice

In practice since April 2004; arbitration practice limited to federal sector.


LL.B., 1989, University of Toronto; M.Ed., 1985, Ontario Institute of Studies in Education; B.A., 1977, York University.


September 2002-present - Senior Solicitor, Ontario Labour Relations Board; September 1994-September 2002 - Senior Counsel, Ministry of the Attorney General, Legal Services Branch, Management Board Secretariat; September 1990-September 1994 - Counsel, Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) and Policy analyst, Children's Services Branch, MCSS; May 1987-July 1989 - Fee for service policy analyst with Children's Services Branch, MCSS; March 1968-August 1986 - Administrator, supervisor and direct service worker in children's mental health field.

Standard Fees for Cancellation

No charge when notice of cancellation is received more than one month prior to hearing/mediation; $300 when notice of cancellation is received between one week and one month prior to hearing/mediation; $800 when notice of cancellation is received less than one week prior to hearing/mediation.

Lists and Panels

Grievance arbitrator under Part I of the Canada Labour Code, and as an unjust dismissal adjudicator and wage recovery referee under Part III of the Code.


Ontario Labour-Management Arbitrators Association.

Arbitration Awards on CanLII

For Arbitrator Marvy'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

Co-author, Ontario Public Service Employment and Labour Law (Irwin Law, 2005) Hadwen, T., Strang, D., Marvy, L. and Eady, D.; Commentary: "Making Sense of the Use of Numerical Calculations in the Application of Relative Equality Provisions", [2000] 8(2) Canadian Labour and Employment Law Journal at pages 373-381; "Disability and the Duty to Accommodate: A Management Perspective", in Labour Arbitration Yearbook 1998, edited by Kaplan, Sack, Gunderson and Filion, at pages 125-141; "The Regulation of Personal Restraint under Ontario's Child and Family Services Act: A Professional/Legal Perspective", in the Journal of Law and Social Policy (1989), Vol. 5, pages 89-111; Case Comment on "R. v. Sheldon S.", in the Journal of Law and Social Policy (1988), Vol. 4, pages 164-171.

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.