Lawyer, Partner - Montréal
Geneviève Beaudin is a partner in Langlois lawyers’ Montréal office, where she is a member of the labour and employment law group.
In the course of her practice, Geneviève advises and represents both provincially and federally incorporated companies in connection with unionized and non-unionized labour relations matters, including grievance arbitrations, human rights issues, labour standards, privacy concerns, occupational health and safety matters and intellectual property disputes.
Geneviève has also developed considerable expertise in connection with employee benefits and retirement plans.
She has also developed significant expertise in drafting opinions and preparing argumentation plans and factums in labour and employment litigation files before courts and administrative tribunals.
She is a frequent speaker at conferences and workshops on a range of topics involving human rights, the protection of personal information, disciplinary and non-disciplinary measures, workplace investigations, psychological harassment and recent developments in legislation and the case law regarding such matters.
Geneviève practices law in both English and French.
LLB, York University (Osgoode Hall Law School), 2001
LLB, University of Montréal, 2000
Areas of Practice
- 2018 – Amendments to the Labour Standards Act: Overview of the Draft Bill
- 2017 – Federal Employers – Tabling of a Bill for the Prevention of Harassment
- 2017 – Merry Christmas #MeToo
- 2017 – St. John the Baptist Day – a Primer on Employers’ Obligations
- 2016 – Christmas Presents and Bonuses for Your Employees: Can the Employer Be Less Generous Than Santa?
- 2016 – Suspension of Arbitration Hearing Pending a Court Decision on the Constitutionality of Bill 15: Two Contradictory Decisions
- 2016 – Different Pension and Benefit Plans Depending on Employees’ Hiring Date – a Convincing Victory for Langlois lawyers at the Supreme Court of Canada!
- 2016 – The Quebec Superior Court Stresses the Importance of Communications with Employees Concerning Their Pension Plan in a Class Action Against IBM
- 2016 – Quebec’s Bid to Reform Municipal Pension Plans Will Have to Wait for the Superior Court to Determine the Validity of Bill 15
- 2015 – The Company Christmas Party – What Are the Employer’s Obligations?
- 2015 – Introduction of the Administrative Labour Tribunal and of the Commission des normes, de l’équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail
- 2015 – Quebec Court of Appeal Decision on Pension and Benefits Plans
- 2015 – 10 HR Resolutions for a Successful 2015
- 2014 – Office Christmas Parties and Social Media: When the Friends of my Friends … Are Not my Friends!
- 2014 – Human Resources Management in the Era of Social Media
- 2014 – Is Absenteeism Making you Ill?
- 2014 – St. John the Baptist Day – a Primer on Employers’ Obligations
2013 – “Les frontières entre la vie privée et la vie professionnelle : revue jurisprudentielle” [The Borders Between Private and Professional Life: a Review of the Case Law] with Stéphane Fillion, Les Cahiers de droit, Les transformations du travail et la protection du salarié, Faculté de droit de l’Université Laval, volume 54, nos. 2-3, June-September 2013, pp. 255-275.