Human Rights: Commission or Arbitrator?

December 1, 2021

On October 22, 2021, the Supreme Court issued a decision in the Horrocks case regarding the respective jurisdictions of labour arbitrators and human rights tribunals. Although the original decision was handed down in Manitoba, the Horrocks ruling is of some interest to Quebec employers.

Recent decisions regarding mandatory vaccination policies

November 29, 2021

In October, the Quebec government announced that vaccination would be mandatory for health care workers but did not provide guidance for other economic sectors. In the absence of provincial government directives on mandatory vaccination in the workplace, employers must justify this measure based on the specifics of each job. Recent Ontario arbitration awards, as well as a Quebec decision, demonstrate the intricacies of this situation.

The importance of the mandatory annual declaration for professionals

November 24, 2021

All professionals know that when they renew their accreditation with their professional order, they must carefully complete the annual declaration form specifically prepared by that order. Among other things, the document is used by the professional order to identify the member, their field of practice, and any situations experienced in the course of their work or outside the workplace that could affect the practice of their profession or the honour or dignity of the profession as a whole.

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Langlois’ excellence recognized by the Globe and Mail

November 16, 2021

On November 16, the Globe and Mail unveiled the inaugural edition of its Canada’s Best Law Firm directory.

Langlois is proud to be recognized in three practice areas: insurance, labour and employment, and construction/infrastructure.

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Langlois joins three Québec Bar conferences this fall

September 10, 2021

Don’t miss the three major Québec Bar conferences that Langlois Lawyers will be taking part in this fall. Some lectures will be held in French only : National Conference on Class Actions (October 21), Rendez-vous de la gouvernance 2021 (November 10) and Recent developments in internal and regulatory investigations (November 18)

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