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RAYMOND
Gouge

Title: lawyer Year of call: 1979

Expertise: labor and employment law

Raymond Gouge has been practicing law since 1979, with a special focus on workers’ compensation and occupational health and safety. He acts in cases of workplace injury prevention and compensation and has extensive expertise in CNESST plan classification, financing, and assessment rates. He has served on Quebec Employers’ Council committees studying new financing regulations such as those pertaining to the use of employer experience; personalized rates; retrospective plan adjustments; and employer classification, the statement of wages, and assessment rates.

He currently chairs the board of directors of Caisse populaire Desjardins de Charlesbourg, and also serves on the Council of Representatives-Quebec-Est of Fédération des Caisses Desjardins du Québec.

Assistant: Nicole Rousseau

Expertise

  • Labor and employment law (occupational health and safety funding, occupational health and safety)

Education

  • LL.B., Université Laval (1978)

Professional experience

  • Cain Lamarre (Quebec City) (2003 to present)
  • Flynn Rivard (Quebec City)

Lecturing, conferences, publications

  • Various training sessions for CLP (Commission des lésions professionnelles) conciliators
  • Articles on workplace health and safety financing in various employer magazines
  • Collaboration on the book Traité de droit re workplace health and safety

Associations, committees, boards

  • Chairman, Board of Directors, Caisse populaire Desjardins de Charlesbourg
  • Member, Council of Representatives, Québec-Est, Fédération des Caisses Desjardins du Québec
  • Former chairman, Charlesbourg Lions Club