Lawyer - Montréal
Kassandra Church, CHRP, began practicing law in the Montreal office of Langlois lawyers after completing her articles at the firm. Her practice centers on education law and labour and employment law.
Kassandra assists businesses and public organizations in labour relations matters at both the individual and collective levels. She also advises employers on the interpretation of clauses in collective agreements, labour standards and human rights in the workplace. In addition, she fields questions from her clients concerning hiring, dismissal and the imposition of disciplinary and non-disciplinary measures.
She has developed specific expertise in education law, acting for several educational institutions and school boards in connection with grievance arbitration and issuing legal opinions.
Kassandra carries on her practice in both English and French.
2012 – LLB, University of Sherbrooke
Areas of Practice
- 2017 – Dismissal of an Incompetent Employee: the Superior Court Weighs in on the Matter of the Employer’s Obligation to Reassign the Employee Prior to Dismissal
- 2017 – Merry Christmas #MeToo
- 2017 – Harassment Complaints: Top 5 Pieces of Advice for Employers
- 2017 – Psychological harassment, boon or bane: how to interact with the CNESST?
- 2016 – Christmas Presents and Bonuses for Your Employees: Can the Employer Be Less Generous Than Santa?
- 2016 – Filing Evidence From an Occupational Injury File Into the Record of a Claim for Psychological Harassment: Can It Be Done?
- 2015 – Medical Information – What Does the Employer Have the Right to Know?
- 2015 – The Supreme Court of Canada Will Soon Decide Whether Section 240 of the Canada Labour Code Allows Termination of Employment Without Cause
- 2014 – The Employer’s Rights and Obligations Upon Receiving an Employee’s Prior Notice of Resignation: the Supreme Court Spells Them Out
- 2014 – Alberta’s Personal Information Protection Act Declared Invalid by the Supreme Court of Canada
- 2014 – Theft or Fraud by an Employee: Management Rights and Legal Action
“Le quantum salarial : mitiger sans minimiser le droit,ˮ co-authored with Nicola Di Iorio, Développements récents en matière de cessation d’emploi et d’indemnités de départ 2014, Service de la formation continue, Québec Bar, Volume 387
Participated in drafting an article entitled “L’employeur peut renoncer au délai-congé donné par l’employé” [An employer may waive prior notice of resignation given by an employee], VigieRT, no. 79, June 2013
- 2018 – 2018 Symposium on Employment & Labour Law
- 2017 – Education Law – Review of the 2016 Case Law
- 2017 – 2017 Symposium on Employment & Labour Law
- 2016 – Education Law – Review of the 2015 Case Law
- 2015 – Education Law – Review of the 2014 Case Law
- 2015 – 2015 Symposium on Employment & Labour Law
- 2014 – 2014 Symposium on Employment & Labour Law
2017 – “Preparing to finance or sell your business: demystifying the due diligence process” (Se préparer à financer ou vendre son entreprise : démystifier la vérification diligente), in collaboration with Simon Chénard and Charles Lapointe, conference presentation at the StartUp+Droit 2017 event, LesInterprofessionnels, June 15, 2017
2017 – “Case law review” (Revue jurisprudentielle), in collaboration with Yann Bernard, conference presentation to the Quebec federation of private schools (FEEP), March 31, 2017
Young Bar Association of Montréal
Since 2016 – Member of the Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines agréés [Order of Certified Human Resources Professional] (CHRP)
Since 2016 – Member of the Young Leaders Circle of the Marie-Vincent Foundation
2012 to 2016 – Member of the board of directors of the Fondation Surdité et Communication of the Institut Raymond-Dewar, a therapeutic center for persons suffering from hearing loss and communication disorders.