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Partner, Lawyer

Mélanie Sauriol

Assistant(s)

Andrée Michaudville
514 397-6699,3531

Montreal

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

Mélanie Sauriol is a partner at the Montreal office. She practices as a member of our Labour and Employment Law group. She also has a great deal of experience in health care law, which allows her to advise various organizations that work in these areas on administrative issues. As part of her practice, she works on cases pertaining to labour law, grievance arbitration, labour standards, the protection of personal information, and human rights. She also has expertise in non-competition and non-solicitation clauses, and represents employers at the federal and provincial levels.

Mélanie has a great deal of experience in litigation. As part of her practice, she is regularly called to appear before the courts. Namely, she has appeared before various administrative tribunals, the Tribunal administratif du travail (TAT), the Commission d’accès à l’information, the Tribunal administratif du Québec, the Court of Quebec, the Superior Court, and the Court of Appeal.

Mélanie first started practicing in 2004 for a national firm. She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration before starting her legal studies at Université de Montréal where she did particularly well, earning several bursaries and a number of excellence awards. She practices in both French and English.

  • Called to the Quebec Bar (2004)
  • D.E.S.S. North American Common Law, Université de Montréal (2004)
  • LL.B., Université de Montréal (2003)
  • B.Com., McGill McGill (2000)
  • “Case comment on Université du Québec à Montréal v. Bertrand – Failure of the Superior Court to intervene with respect to an incorrect but not unreasonable decision”

    2019 -  Bulletin en ressources humaines, Éditions Yvon Blais, Montréal, janvier 2019, EYB2019BRH2131;

  • “Case comment on Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse v. Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux des Laurentides – a health-care institution ordered to pay damages to a job applicant because of a discriminatory question”

    2017 -  Bulletin en ressources humaines, Éditions Yvon Blais, Montreal, October 2017, EYB2017BRH1992;

  •  “Case comment on Montréal (Ville de) et Fraternité des policiers et policières de Montréal – a grievance arbitrator prohibits police officers from placing stickers on their employer’s movable and immovable property as a pressure tactic”

    2017 -  Repères, Éditions Yvon Blais, Montreal, June 2017, EYB2017REP2252;

  • "Violent patients testing the health laws of Quebec"

    2017 - The Lawyers Weekly, February 2017;

  • “Case comment on Cinq-Mars v. Montréal (Ville de) – the Court of Appeal confirms that unionized workers cannot seek judicial review”

    2017 - Bulletin en ressources humaines, Éditions Yvon Blais, Montreal, January 2017, EYB2017BRH1846;

  •  “Case comment on the Quebec Court of Appeal’s decision in Sherbrooke (Ville de) v. Syndicat des fonctionnaires municipaux et professionnels de la Ville de Sherbrooke (cols blancs), confirming the dismissal of an employee due to her spouse’s criminal activities”

    2016 -  Bulletin en ressources humaines, Éditions Yvon Blais, Montreal, April 2016, EYB2016BRH1582;

  •  “Case comment on Éthier v. Compagnie de chemins de fer nationaux du Canada – Employers in federally regulated industries: the Court of Appeal confirms that pregnant workers are not entitled to CSST preventive withdrawal benefits”

    2016 - Bulletin en ressources humaines, Éditions Yvon Blais, Montreal, March 2016, EYB2016BRH1567;

  • “Case comment on Rock v. Iron Mountain Canada Corporation – Archives Iron Mountain: the labour relations board decides on the amounts due to an employee fired for expressing political views”

    2016 -  Bulletin en ressources humaines, Éditions Yvon Blais, Montreal, February 2016, EYB2016BRH1553;

     
  • “Case comment on Rock v. Iron Mountain Canada Corporation – Archives Iron Mountain: the labour relations board decides on the amounts due to an employee fired for expressing political views”

    2016 - Repères, Éditions Yvon Blais, Montreal, January 2016, EYB2016REP1841;

  •  “Case comment on CHU de Québec v. G. (M.) – Courtordered prolongation of treatment of a comatose patient”

    2014 - Repères, En bref Droit civil, Montreal, July 2014, EYB2014REP1543.

  • Barreau du Québec
  • Volunteer with the YWCA Legal Information Clinic;
  • Secretary of the Board for the Rosemont baseball organization since 2018.