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Understanding the Criteria for Admissibility of a Surveillance Operation as Evidence

Last October 3, the Court of Appeal of Québec issued an important decision in the CSSS Vallée-de-la-Gatineau Workers’ Union case, concerning the admissibility as evidence of a videotape obtained as part of a surveillance operation. In this case, the Court of Appeal nullified an arbitration award that had previously refused to admit into evidence a videotape showing an employee engaged in activities that were incompatible with her state of disability.

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Office Holiday Parties Without a Hitch: Suggestions to Celebrate in a Responsible Manner

The first snowfalls of November have announced the return of a special season for local businesses: the holidays. The same questions come up every year: employers are wondering how to offer a memorable evening to their employees while avoiding excesses and inappropriate behaviour.

Here are some suggestions to consider for minimizing the possibility of incidents during office festivities.

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Simon Lemay Chooses Langlois

Langlois lawyers is pleased to announce that Simon Lemay has joined its Quebec office. As a lawyer and trademark agent, he focuses his practice on both intellectual property law and business law.

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Langlois Acts for Victoriaville & Co. in an Important Acquisition

Langlois lawyers acted as lead counsel for Victoriaville & Co., one of the largest wood casket manufacturer in North America, in its acquisition of all the shares of Alliance St-Laurent Casket Corporation, a subsidiary of Matthews International Corporation (NASDAQ: MATW), based in Edmundston, New Brunswick.

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