As a result of the amendments made under Québec’s Act to modernize the occupational health and safety regime (the “Act“), effective April 6, 2022, employers will have to adopt an interim plan on
Continue Reading Reminder to Québec employers: Obligation to put in place an interim plan in matters of occupational health and safety, effective April 6, 2022

The wait is over. Announced along with the sweeping changes to Quebec’s Act respecting labour standards (the “Act”) back in June 2018, the regulation regarding Quebec placement agencies has finally been published and is set
Continue Reading Long-awaited regulations regarding placement agencies in Quebec set to come into effect on January 1, 2020

Further to our previous article, “Gambling on the unionization of managerial employees”, in which we alerted our clients to a decision declaring inoperative the provision of Quebec’s Labour Code which prevents managerial employees
Continue Reading All bets are off… for now: An update on the ability of managerial employees to unionize in Quebec

While schools are generally the ones handing out the homework, the Quebec government has issued an important assignment for higher education institutions in the province, requiring them to adopt, by January 1, 2019, a policy
Continue Reading A higher education in matters of sexual violence: Post-secondary institutions in Quebec required to adopt a formal policy by the end of the year

At a time when employees are regularly presented with contracts containing end dates upon their hiring, distinguishing between fixed term and indeterminate contracts is of particular relevance and importance for employers in Quebec. Many employers
Continue Reading The fine line between fixed term and indeterminate employment contracts in Quebec