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William Marcotte

204-4800 Dundas St. W.
Toronto ON  M9A 1B1
Tel: (416) 234-0992
Fax: (416) 234-9056
Email: marcotte1982@bellnet.ca
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Primary Jurisdiction


Arbitration Practice

In practice since 1982.


B.A., 1970, Loyola College; Teaching Diploma, 1971, M.Ed., 1975, McGill University; Ed.D., 1980, University of Toronto.


Chair, Task Force on "Quality Education in a Fiscally Responsible Manner", Ontario CAATS and O.P.S.E.U. (Academic) collective agreement, 1991-94; Visiting Professor, University of Western Ontario, 1988-89, 1983-86; Advisor to the Attorney General, British Columbia re: public education collective bargaining legislation, 1986; Senior Consultant, Woods Gordon, 1981-83; Lecturer, Graduate Studies, University of Toronto, 1981-83, Queen's University, 1979.

Standard Fees for Cancellation

Please email marcotte1982@bellnet.ca to request current fee schedule.

Lists and Panels

Ontario Ministry of Labour; Labour Canada; Ontario Police Arbitration Commission.

Related Adjudication Experience

Fact-Finder/Conciliation Board Chair, Federal Public Service Staff Relations Act, 1991-present; Fact-finder/Mediator, Ontario Education Relations Commission, Ontario College Relations Commission, 1981-present; Vice-Chair, Ontario Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal, 1986-91.


Ontario Labour-Management Arbitrators' Association; National Academy of Arbitrators (U.S.).

Arbitration Awards on CanLII

For Arbitrator Marcotte'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

"The Arbitrator as Mediator: Differences, Opportunities, Constraints", Labour Arbitration Yearbook 1998 (Toronto: Lancaster House, 1998); "Survival or Excellence", Report of the Instructional Assignment Review Committee, established pursuant to An Act Respecting Labour Disputes Between the Ontario Public Service Employees Union and the Ontario Council of Regents for Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology and the Boards of Governors of Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology (1985) Committee Member; "Teachers' Collective Agreements: A Study of Certain Aspects of Employment Concerning Canadian Public School Teachers" (Council of Ministers of Education, Canada, 1984).

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.