Robert Herman

729 Briar Hill Avenue
Toronto ON  M6B 1L6
Tel: (416) 784-3891
Fax: (416) 784-9200
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Primary Jurisdiction


Arbitration Practice

In practice since 1986; also active in federal jurisdiciton.


B.Sc., 1972, LL.B., 1976, University of Toronto; LL.M., 1984, Harvard University.

Standard Fees for Cancellation

$700.00 if notification received more than 30 days prior to hearing; $1,750.00 if notification received 30 days or less before hearing; where another matter is scheduled on a cancelled date, the cancellation fee will be reduced by the amount charged to the other matter for that day.

Lists and Panels

Hydro One and Society of Energy Professionals; Ontario Power Generation and Power Workers Union; Ontario Power Generation and Society of Energy Professionals; Ontario Ministry of Labour; Masonry Contractors Assn. of Toronto/Labourers’ Local 183; Residential Framers’ Assn./Labourers Local 183; Toronto Musicians Assn.; Interior Systems Contractors Assn. of Ontario/Painters Local 1891 and Drywall Local 675; Hydro One/Power Workers’ Union; Atomic Energy of Canada/Power Workers' Union; University of Toronto/United Steelworkers' Union; Ryder Dedicated Logistics/CAW; Ontario Ministry of Labour - section 49.

Related Adjudication Experience

Vice-Chair, Ontario Labour Relations Board, 1986-1995; Alternate Chair, Ontario Labour Relations Board, 1995-1998.


Ontario Labour-Management Arbitrators’ Association; Industrial Relations Research Association (IRRA); Society of Professionals in Dispute Resolution (SPIDR); Toronto Area Industrial Relations Association; National Academy of Arbitrators.

Arbitration Awards on CanLII

For Arbitrator Herman'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 In an effort to facilitate access to justice, Lancaster House forwards all awards it receives from arbitrators to CanLII.