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MARIE-CLAUDE
Néron

Title: lawyer Year of call: 2008

Expertise: labor and employment law

Marie-Claude Néron has been with the labor and employment law team since 2010. Her practice primarily covers occupational health and safety, relating to issues of eligibility, various challenges before administrative bodies, compensation, and financing. She offers her clients a consultative approach, helping them develop strategies aimed at quickly and advantageously resolving contentious and litigious situations.

She also has experience in labor relations, including negotiating and interpreting collective agreements, adjudicating grievances, and drafting employment contracts, a variety of agreements, internal policies, and various documents related to terminations of employment, layoffs, and mass layoffs.

Assistant: Linda Dumaresq

Expertise

  • Labor and employment law (competition and duty of loyalty, human rights, occupational health and safety funding, collective bargaining, collective labor relations, individual labor relations, occupational health and safety)

Education

  • LL.B., Université du Québec à Montréal (2007)

Professional experience

  • Cain Lamarre (Saguenay) (2010 to present)
  • Langlois Kronström Desjardins (Montreal)

Lecturing, conferences, publications

  • “La gestion du rendement des salariés,” a presentation for the Cain Lamarre labor and employment symposium (2015)
  • “Le comportement des salariés à l’extérieur du travail,” a presentation for the Cain Lamarre labor and employment symposium (2016)
  • Various lectures on labor law issues, including psychological harassment, managerial rights, and the right to refuse to work (H1N1)MCN
  • Lecturer on legal aspects of awarding contracts, faculty of business administration, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
  • Publication of an article on reasonable accommodation with regard to excessive absenteeism in a trade journal for human resource managers
  • Helped research and write chapters of Précis de droit professionnel, published in 2007 by Éditions Yvon Blais

Associations, committees, boards

  • Secretary, Rendez-vous des Gens d’affaires (Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean)
  • Former member, board of directors, École Apostolique de Chicoutimi

Distinctions

  • 2008 recipient of a scholarship awarded by the Québec Bar to the Québec Bar student with the best academic results at Université du Québec à Montréal’s faculty of law in 2007