MEMBER REGISTRATION NON-MEMBER REGISTRATION Duration : 1.5 hours Location : Webinar Members : $125 Non-members : $250 Description The Act […]
The Act respecting French, the official and common language of Québec (Bill 96) was assented on June 1, 2022. Since its assent, some changes introduced by Bill 96 have already come into effect while other provisions will gradually come into effect. This webinar will provide an overview of the main changes introduced by this law and will address the issues related to their application.
This course is a summary of the law as of October 27, 2022, and does not account for recent legislative changes related to Québec’s language policy or the obligations resulting from the implementing regulations of the Charter of the French Language. We recommend that you refer to the full text of the laws and regulations cited at all times.
Me Robert E. Boyd, Lawyer | Cain Lamarre
Mr. Boyd specializes in labor and employment law, helping employers from various fields of business implement best practices, avoid litigation, and make strategic decisions when disputes inevitably arise. As a lawyer and certified industrial relations advisor, he takes a pragmatic approach to labor relations, seeking concrete solutions to complex issues to avoid litigation whenever possible.
He advises and assists clients in all aspects of labor and employment law, including hiring practices, earned value management, pension funds, occupational health and safety, labor standards, human rights, employment termination, and workplace harassment. He also defends employer interests in matters of union certification, wrongful dismissal suits, complaints of harassment, compensation for workplace injury, and grievance arbitration. In so doing, he argues cases before both administrative tribunals and the courts.
Me Sarah Cain, Lawyer | Cain Lamarre
Ms. Cain has been practicing municipal and environmental law with Cain Lamarre’s Drummondville team since the beginning of her career. Her knowledge of environmental and municipal legislation allows her to effectively serve a clientele composed mainly of municipalities, RCMs, and private companies. Ms. Cain frequently drafts legal opinions on various subjects in municipal and environmental law, in addition to pleading before the various judicial, quasi-judicial, and administrative bodies in Québec. Finally, she collaborates with several municipal organizations to offer training to elected officials and municipal officers and prepares communications for municipal clients.