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Graham J. Clarke

Graham J. Clarke

472 McLeod Street
Ottawa ON  K1R 5P8
Tel: (613) 986-9135
Email: graham@grahamjclarke.com
Website: www.grahamjclarke.com
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Primary Jurisdiction

Ontario

Arbitration Practice

In practice since 2016; fluent in English and French; also active in federal jurisdiction.

Education

LL.B., Civil Law, 1985, Université Laval; LL.B., Common Law, 1984, Queen’s University; B.A., 1981, University of Western Ontario.

Background

Vice-Chair (part-time), Ontario Labour Relations Board, November 2016–present; Vice-Chair, Canada Industrial Relations Board, 2007-2016; Partner/Counsel, Hicks Morley, 2005-2007; Partner/Associate, Scott & Aylen (later BLG), 1990-2005.

Standard Fees for Cancellation

$400 if notification is received more than 30 days prior to hearing; $1,500 if notification is received 30 days or less prior to hearing; $500 on cancellation of the first day of an Ontario expedited arbitration under s.49 of the Labour Relations Act, 1995.

Lists and Panels

Ontario list of approved grievance arbitrators; Federal arbitrator List; Collective Agreements: Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) and the Council of Trustees' Association (CTA) (Central Agreement); CNR and Unifor, Local 100; CPR and TCRC-MWED; CNR and TCRC (CTY); St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation and Unifor, Locals 4212, 4320 & 4323; CPR and Unifor, Local 101R; Canadian Railway Office of Arbitration and Dispute Resolution (CROA).

Related Adjudication Experience

Vice-Chair (part-time), Ontario Labour Relations Board, November 2016–present; Vice-Chair, Canada Industrial Relations Board, 2007-2016.

Associations

Ontario Labour-Management Arbitrators’ Association; College of Labor and Employment Lawyers (US).

Arbitration Awards on CanLII

For Arbitrator Clarke'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

Clarke’s Canada Industrial Relations Board (Carswell: 1999-present); Canada Labour Relations Board: An Annotated Guide (Canada Law Book: 1992-1999).

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.