Robert Howe

396 Rossmore Boulevard
Burlington ON  L7N 1S1
Tel: (905) 634-4016
Fax: (905) 634-3951
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Primary Jurisdiction


Arbitration Practice

In practice since 1981.


LL.B., 1972, University of Windsor.


Associate, practising labour law, Gignac, Sutts, 1977-80; Lecturer, Assistant Professor and Associate Professor of labour arbitration, labour relations and administrative law, University of Windsor 1972-77.

Standard Fees for Cancellation

No charge before a hearing is scheduled; $400 if notification is received more than 30 days prior to hearing; $1,700 if notification received within 30 days prior to hearing; $600 for cancellation of initial hearing date of an expedited arbitration (s.49, OLRA).

Lists and Panels

Ontario Ministry of Labour; TTC/ATU; MPAC/OPSEU; College Employer Council/OPSEU (Support Staff); Durham Region Transit Commission/UNIFOR; The Chronicle Journal/UNIFOR.

Related Adjudication Experience

Vice-Chair, Ontario Labour Relations Board, 1980-1996; Referee, Ontario Employment Standards Act, 1980-84; Mediator/Fact-Finder, Ontario Education Relations Commission, 1975-80.


Ontario Labour-Management Arbitrators' Association.

Arbitration Awards on CanLII

For Arbitrator Howe'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

Cases and Materials on Labour Arbitration (University of Windsor, 1975), Editor.

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