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Langlois Lawyers, LLP

Employment & Labour

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What the team is known for

Langlois lawyers is a respected  law firm with a well-established employment and labour practice across Montréal and Québec City. It is experienced working on a range of both contentious and non-contentious matters such as collective agreement negotiations, dismissals, harassment and discrimination claims as well as labour disputes. The team is further equipped to advise on pensions and benefits, and has an especially notable presence in the education sector where it capably advises on strikes and individual dismissals. Clients include high-profile corporates, individual executives, municipalities and professional associations.

Strengths

According to one client, "the firm adopts a personalised approach: in other words they reflect a human dimension through their advisory services."

Sources value the team's client service, with one noting: "They work extremely well as a cohesive team. Client service is always at the forefront."

Work highlights

A Langlois team led by Sarto Veilleux advised Lelièvre, Lelièvre et Lemoigan on a union certification application.

Notable practitioners

André Sasseville is based in Montréal and is reputed for his capabilities in litigious employment and labour matters. He is particularly esteemed for representing employers in the education and industrial spheres in disputes with unions. On these issues he has appeared before both the appellate courts and the Superior Court of Québec.
"André is an excellent labour and employment lawyer. He is responsive, practical and smart." "He is comfortable with the laws and regulations of collective agreements and thus helps us to optimise our operations."

Catherine Biron is well-established as a go-to lawyer for her strengths in workplace harassment investigations and wrongful dismissal litigation. She is based in Montréal and is also adept in union certifications.
"Catherine is aware of the overall greater commercial picture and business objectives." "Her authenticity and human approach, because she takes the time to listen to her client in order to fully understand the mandate, makes her an outstanding lawyer."

Marianne Plamondon is a Montréal-based lawyer who possesses an increasingly strong reputation in litigation and conciliation matters relating to labour standards. Her other areas of expertise include collective agreements, harassment claims and occupational health and safety.
"Marianne is very responsive to us, is easy to put in front of our clients and provides practical, cost-effective advice on a range of issues."

Marie-Hélène Jetté is highly experienced in advising both provincial and national clients on collective bargaining agreements and executive terminations. Based in Montréal, she also excels in labour arbitrations and cases relating to harassment.
"She has advised global stakeholders on the unique aspects of legal culture in Québec. That has really made her stand out recently – she has been instrumental for us."

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Overview

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 management.

Our group of renowned professionals will be able to provide you with high quality 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.

Employment & Labour

Langlois Lawyers, LLP

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Location

1250, René-Lévesque Blvd. West

20th Floor

Montréal

Québec

Canada

QC H3B 4W8

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Québec

Employment & Labour


André Sasseville
Band 2
Catherine Biron
Band 4
Marianne Plamondon
Up and Coming
Marie-Hélène Jetté
Band 3