Our professionals who practice labour and employment law have been, for many years, representing exclusively, employers and managers from the public or the private sector. We advise and support businesses on labour law issues such as individual employment contracts, labour relations or occupational health and safety.

Our labour and employment law team also advises and represents members of different professional orders in matters of deontology and discipline.


Individual Employment Contracts

Our labour and employment law team deals with all aspects of the employment contract between the employer and the employee. Whether you are a SME or a large company, our lawyers will know how to advise you and to represent you at all stages of an individual employment relationship.

Types of Intervention:

  • Access to Information and Protection of Personal Information;
  • Consultation and Representation during Litigation Arising from the Act Respecting Labour Standards;
  • Consultation and Representation during Litigation with a Professional Order;
  • Drafting of Non-Competition, Non-Solicitation or Confidentiality Agreements;
  • Intervention and Representation on Issues of Psychological Harassment;
  • Negotiation and Drafting of Employment Contracts, Representation during Related Litigation.

Labour Relations

Our team has an expertise in collective labour relations. We provide advice to businesses on union certification matters, on collective bargaining, grievance adjudication and arbitration of disputes. We also offer advice on business policies and pay equity for any group of employees including non-unionized ones.

Types of Intervention:

  • Union Certification;
  • Arbitration of Grievances and Disputes;
  • Support and Advice During Lay-Offs, Collective Dismissals, Disciplinary or Administrative Measures;
  • Pay Equity;
  • Negotiation and Drafting of Business Policies;
  • Negotiation, Interpretation and Implementation of Collective Agreements.

Occupational Health and Safety

In the event of accidents or occupational diseases/injuries, our lawyers can advise you and represent you before Quebec’s Occupational Health and Safety Commission (CSST) and the Commission des lésions professionnelles (CLP). Aware of the financial aspects of occupational injuries, we advise you on matters of imputation and contribution for Quebec’s Occupational Health and Safety Commission. We intervene in the implementation of the Act Respecting Occupational Health and Safety particularly in matters of preventive withdrawal and during inspections by the CSST.

Types of Intervention:

  • Advice and Support on Imputation and Contributions to the CSST;
  • Advice and Support on Matters of Preventive Withdrawal and on the Implementation of the Act Respecting Occupational Health and Safety;
  • Advice and Support on Matters of Occupational Diseases Management (Accidents at Work and Occupational Diseases);
  • Representation before the CSST and the CLP, as well as before Quebec’s courts of law if required.

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