Margo Newman

410 Glencairn Avenue
Toronto ON  M5N 1V3
Tel: (416) 487-2335
Fax: (416) 487-1384
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Primary Jurisdiction


Arbitration Practice

In practice since 1988; also active in the midwest U.S.


B.A., 1971, University of Michigan; J.D., 1975, George Washington University.


Partner, Asher, Pavalon, Gittler & Greenfield, Ltd., Chicago, 1981-88; Attorney, United States Railway Association, 1975-76.

Standard Fees for Cancellation

$500 if notification received at least one month prior to hearing; $1,000 if notification received 2-4 weeks prior to hearing; $1,500 if notification received less than 2 weeks prior to hearing; $500 on cancellation of expedited arbitration (s.49, OLRA).

Lists and Panels

Ontario Ministry of Labour; Labour Canada; Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (U.S.); American Arbitration Association; U.S. National Mediation Board; U.S. Postal Service/American Postal Workers Union; Chicago Transit Authority/A.T.U.; Georgia Pacific & USWA.

Related Adjudication Experience

Trial Specialist/Hearing Officer, U.S. National Labor Relations Board, Region 13, 1976-81.


Ontario Labour-Management Arbitrators' Association; National Academy of Arbitrators; National Association of Railroad Referees

Arbitration Awards on CanLII

For Arbitrator Newman'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

"Representation Case Procedure", Labor Law Handbook (Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1983).

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.