Claudia Desjardins Belisle

Partner | Montréal


Portrait of Claudia Desjardins Belisle

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Cannabis sur les chantiers : employeurs préoccupés

Recueil de textes, Conférence Miller Thomson 2018 en droit de la construction  À l’aube de l’entrée en vigueur annoncée pour la fin de l’été 2018 du projet de loi C-45 qui entend légaliser la consommation de cannabis à des fins...


What’s Happening

Tom Duke, Dan Stachnik and Jill Wilkie are hosting an Occupational Health and Safety seminar on the topic, “What All Employers Need to Know” in Edmonton, AB on May 15th, 2018.  A similar seminar will be presented by Laura Mensch,...


Legalization of Marijuana: Managing this New Workplace Reality

With the expected coming into force this summer 2018 of Bill C-45, which intends to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, many employers have expressed concerns about its impact on workplace accidents, absenteeism and performance especially in organizations where workplace...


Bill 3: Proposed Reform or an Infringement of Constitutional Rights?

Anyone who is unfamiliar with Québec’s current events and public debates might be puzzled by the sight of police officers wearing funky cargo pants and by fire trucks and subway cars covered with red stickers. No, these are not part...


Victory of Ex-Wal-Mart employees – What’s next?

On June 27, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada issued a decision that is of much interest to the majority of the workforce and employers and that presents a significant impact on certain well established legal principles.   In 2001, Wal-Mart...


Employer Responsibilities During Holiday Parties

With the season of office holiday parties now upon us, employers should not forget that even though the joyful event might not be taking place during office hours, care is still required. Employers have an obligation towards their employees during...


Focusing on the Next Generation: Age Discrimination?

Discrimination in the workplace is unfortunately more common than one might expect and may be based on the age of a senior employee and the desire to promote younger employees. Can one clearly label the attitude of certain managers towards...