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Partner, Lawyer

Geneviève Beaudin

Assistant(s)

Montreal

25th Floor
1100 René-Lévesque Blvd. West
Montreal, Quebec H3B 5C9
CANADA
514 397-8500 514 397-8515

Geneviève Beaudin is a member of BCF’s Labour and Employment Law group.

As part of her practice, Geneviève advises and represents companies at the provincial and federal levels, namely in their individual and collective working relationships. In this role, she handles cases involving grievance arbitration, human rights, labour standards and access to information.

Geneviève has gained considerable experience in group benefits and retirement plans, as well as in judicial reviews.

She also has sound experience in the drafting of opinions, arguments, and memoranda in the context of labour and employment disputes.

Geneviève represents companies before various tribunals including arbitration panels, administrative tribunals, and the courts. She also acts for them in mediation proceedings.

She has also co-authored the École du Barreau publication, Droit du travail (Collection de droit) for several years.

  • Called to the Quebec Bar (2002)
  • LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School – York University York (2001)
  • LL.B., Université de Montréal (2000)
  • École du Barreau book, Droit du travail – Collection de droit

    Book - Co-author and coordinator of the annual update since 2007 (Les Éditions Yvon Blais)

  • “Les frontières entre la vie privée et la vie professionnelle : revue jurisprudentielle,”

    Other publications – co-authored with Stéphane Fillion, Les Cahiers de droit, Les transformations du travail et la protection du salarié, Université Laval Faculty of Law, volume 54, issues 2-3, June-September 2013, p. 255-275, 2013

  • Amendments to the Labour Standards Act: overview of the bill

    2018

  • Provincial Elections: The Polls Are Opening

    2018

  • Federal employers – introduction of a bill in an effort to prevent harassment

    2017

  • Merry Christmas #MeToo

    2017

  • St. John the Baptist Day – a Primer on Employers’ Obligations

    2017

  • Christmas Presents and Bonuses for Your Employees: Can the Employer Be Less Generous Than Santa?

    2016

  • Suspension of Arbitration Hearing Pending a Court Decision on the Constitutionality of Bill 15: Two Contradictory Decisions

    2016

  • Different Pension and Benefit Plans Depending on Employees’ Hiring Date

    2016

  • The Quebec Superior Court Stresses the Importance of Communications with Employees Concerning Their Pension Plan in a Class Action Against IBM

    2016

  • Quebec’s Bid to Reform Municipal Pension Plans Will Have to Wait for the Superior Court to Determine the Validity of Bill 15

    2016

  • The Company Christmas Party – What Are the Employer’s Obligations?

    2015

  • Introduction of the Administrative Labour Tribunal and of the Commission des normes, de l’équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail

    2015

  • Quebec Court of Appeal Decision on Pension and Benefits Plans

    2015

  • 10 HR Resolutions for a Successful 2015

    2015

  • Office Christmas Parties and Social Media: When the Friends of my Friends … Are Not my Friends!

    2014

  • Human Resources Management in the Era of Social Media

    2014

  • Is Absenteeism Making you Ill?

    2014

  • St. John the Baptist Day – a Primer on Employers’ Obligations

    2014

  • Advise businesses on labour and employment law;
  • Counsel companies in grievance arbitration;
  • Counsel companies in judicial review or appeal;
  • Advise companies on imposing disciplinary and non-disciplinary measures;
  • Advise companies on psychological harassment;
  • Counsel companies on benefit and retirement plans;
  • Advising businesses on human rights and freedoms;
  • Counsel businesses on privacy and access to information;
  • Drafting of legal opinions and memoirs;
  • Counsel companies during mediation, conciliation or CRA processes.
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    Geneviève regularly speaks at various conferences on labour and employment law, especially regarding labour standards, non-competition and non-solicitation clauses, the impact of cannabis legalization, the use of technology in the context of employment, etc

  • Barreau du Québec (2002)
  • Geneviève teaches Labour Law at l’École du Barreau;
  • She is involved with children’s development organizations. She is currently a board member of the Camp Mariste summer camp.