Lawyer - Quebec City
Jonathan Garneau practises within the labour and employment law team as well as within the education law team.
In the course of his practice, he is called upon to intervene in various areas of labour law, including occupational health and safety, individual and collective labour relations, labour standards and psychological harassment. He represents and advises public bodies, school service centres and private businesses.
Jonathan also assists employers in immigration law matters with regard to the procedures for obtaining and renewing work permits for their employees.
Prior to his legal studies, he completed a bachelor’s degree in international studies and modern languages at Université Laval.
He holds an MBA and is a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR).
Master of Business Administration, MBA, Université Laval, 2021
Bachelor of Laws, LL.B., Université Laval, 2016
International Studies and Modern Languages, B.A., Université Laval, 2014
Areas of Practice
- 2022 – Occupational health and safety: preparing for the interim regime
- 2021 – Quebec’s 2022 Immigration Plan: Welcome flexibility for employers in the manufacturing sector
- 2021 – The coming into force of An Act to modernize the occupational health and safety regime: What you need to know
- 2020 – Introduction of Bill 59, An Act to modernize the occupational health and safety regime: Major changes expected
- 2020 – COVID-19 – April 28, 2020 update: gradual reopening of certain economic sectors
- 2019 – Personnel placement agencies and temporary foreign worker recruitment agencies: a new regulation changes the game, be prepared
- 2019 – Is Confidential Information in Your Municipal Archives Provided by Contractors Actually Available to Anyone?
- 2019 – No Double Compensation During the Summer for Teachers Entitled to Income Replacement Benefits
- 2019 – Busboys in a Restaurant Are Employees Who Receive Gratuities or Tips, the Court of Appeal Rules
2022 – « L’après-Kativik : les effets de l’arrêt de la Cour d’appel et son application par les tribunaux », co-authored with Paule Veilleux, in Barreau du Québec, Service de la formation continue, Développements récents en droit du travail en éducation, vol. 513, Montréal, Éditions Yvon Blais, p. 51 à 77.
2022 – « Commentaire sur le Projet de loi 9 – La protection de l’élève sort de la cour des écoles », co-authored with Andrea Talarico, Repères, Septembre 2022, Éditions Yvon Blais, EYB2022REP3498.
2021 – “Des plages d’Honolulu au chalet en Estrie : le télétravail est-il un droit ou un privilège?” (From a beach in Honolulu to the cottage in Estrie: Is working from home a right or a privilege?), co-authored with Raphaëlle Renzo-Gaudet, Proforma, Volume 91, June 2021, p. 17.
- 2022 – Education Law – Review of the 2021 Case Law
- 2021 – Workforce shortage and retaining mature staff: challenges, considerations and best practice
- 2020 – Education Law – Review of the 2019 Case Law
- 2019 – Education Law – Review of the 2018 Case Law
- 2019 – Symposium 2019 – Labour & Employment Law
2022 – “L’après-Kativik : les effets de l’arrêt de la Cour d’appel et son application par les tribunaux”, conference presentation together with Paule Veilleux, Développements récents en droit du travail en éducation, Barreau du Québec, May 19, 2022.
2021 – Training recognized by the Québec Order of Certified Human Resources Professionals (CHRP) presented to Table RH Montmagny-L’Islet | co-presented with Sarto Veilleux
Since 2020 – Order of certified human resources professionals (CHRP)
Since 2017 – Member of Jeune Barreau de Québec (Young Bar of Quebec City)