Employment & Labour Law

The Langlois lawyers Employment and Labour Law group provides a full range of tailored services to clients including small-, medium- and large-sized businesses, professional organizations, and public and para-public organizations. Our team can advise you on day-to-day human resources management as well as in crisis situations.

Our group of renowned professionals will be able to provide you with top-notch personalized services no matter how much strategic support you need. Our professionals are focused on achieving your organizational goals and will always be available to develop a genuine partnership with your business.

Communication, cooperation, delegation, sharing and knowledge transfer are the watchwords we follow to ensure optimal service.

Our expertise focuses on the following aspects:

  • Providing strategic advice on psychological harassment complaints and investigations;
  • Administrative reorganizations;
  • Advising on grievances and providing representation at arbitration;
  • Analyzing industrial accident and occupational disease cases;
  • Analyzing the imposition of administrative or disciplinary measures;
  • Clarifying, preparing for, and adjusting to new legislation;
  • Developing human resources management policies;
  • Developing strategic plans and advice;
  • Developing strategies regarding addiction in the workplace;
  • Drafting and enforcing restrictive covenants;
  • Ensuring employee compliance with duties of loyalty and integrity;
  • Establishing and updating pension and benefit plans;
  • Human rights and freedoms;
  • Interpreting laws, regulations, and labour agreements;
  • Making submissions on behalf of the employer in the context of accreditation applications;
  • Negotiating first collective agreements or their renewal;
  • Preparing employment contracts;
  • Preparing opinions and making submissions before the Tribunal administratif du Québec and civil courts in pension and benefit plan matters;
  • Preparing opinions and making submissions in applications requiring access to personal information;
  • Providing support and representation in grievance arbitration matters;
  • Providing support both before and after an occupational health and safety prosecution;
  • Providing crisis management, contingency plans, and essential services;
  • Providing occupational health and safety-related training, advice, and policies;
  • Representing clients before the Tribunal administratif du travail on compensation, financing, and classification matters;
  • Representing defendants in civil actions and penal regulatory proceedings brought by the CNESST.