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BENOIT
Brouillette

Title: lawyer Year of call: 2010

Expertise: labor and employment law  |  administrative law

Benoit Brouillette practices with the labor and employment team at our Montréal office. His clients consist of small, medium, and big organizations, who he assists in their day-to-day management operations with everything from the interpretation of collective agreements to the enforcement of disciplinary or administrative measures, absenteeism, and employment-related litigation.

He represents employers before administrative and judicial tribunals and acts as an employer spokesperson at various negotiating tables in the context of collective agreement renewals. In his practice, he also delivers made-to-measure training sessions for organizations on issues such as the impact of social media in the workplace, psychological harassment, collective agreement negotiations, and accommodation measures in the workplace.

His fields of specialization include:

  • Public Administration (municipal, provincial, federal)
  • Trade
  • Manufacturing
  • Chemicals and Bio-industries
  • Financial Services

Assistant: Valérie Caron

Expertise

  • Labor and employment law (human rights, collective bargaining, collective labor relations, individual labor relations, occupational health and safety)
  • Administrative law (professional orders, administrative remedies)

Education

  • LL.B., Université Laval (2009)
  • Bachelor’s of Business Administration, Université du Québec à Montréal (2006)

Professional experience

  • Cain Lamarre (Montreal) (2013 to present)
  • Heenan Blaikie (Montreal)

Lecturing, conferences, publications

  • Mes amis Facebook, moi et mon emploi : l’arbitrage de grief à l’ère des réseaux sociaux, article published in Réflexions sur les médias sociaux et leur administration en preuve en arbitrage de grief, volume 1, Éditions Wilson & Lafleur (2012)
  • Droit du travail, volume published in the series Collection de droit, Éditions Yvon Blais, Quebec Bar School (2010, 2011, and 2012)
  • Personal use of social media and Internet in the workplace, presentation at 4th Rendez-vous de l'ADISQ in Montreal (December 2012)
  • The impact of social media on our organizations, talk at the Grands déjeuners des Comités sectoriels de main-d’œuvre in Boucherville and Montreal (November 2012)
  • Social media in the workplace, lecture at the annual conference of the Canadian Association of Paralegals in Montreal (June 2012)
  • Reflexion on social media and their submission as proof in grievance arbitration, presentation to the Conférence des arbitres du Québec in Quebec City (April 2012)
  • Social media in the workplace: how should you react?, talk to the Comité sectoriel de main-d’œuvre de l’industrie du caoutchouc in Bromont (March 2012)

Associations, committees, boards

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Young Bar Association of Montreal
  • Member, alumni association, school of business administration, Université du Québec à Montréal