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Jacques Rousse is a partner in the Labour and Employment Group in Montréal

He advises management in all matters with respect to human resources and executive compensation. In the event of litigation, he acts before arbitration boards, administrative tribunals and the civil courts in matters related to grievance arbitration, employment contracts, wrongful dismissals and human rights complaints. Mr. Rousse also appears before tribunals in matters concerning workers’ compensation, occupational health and safety, and privacy law. Furthermore, he has acquired considerable experience in collective bargaining, as well as in labour and employment matters related to restructurings and mergers and acquisitions.

He represents a wide number of private and public sector employers both unionized and non-unionized, including companies and organizations in the manufacturing, health, financial, hospitality and service sectors. Mr. Rousse also assists physicians in matters of disciplinary and administrative law.

Mr. Rousse is a member of the Ordre des CRHA et CRIA du Québec. He has spoken at numerous conferences and seminars related to labour relations, human rights, and occupational health and safety. Mr. Rousse is recognized in the current edition of Best Lawyers in Canada as a leading lawyer in the field of Labour & Employment Law.

He received his LLL from the Université de Montréal in 1981 and was called to the Québec bar in 1982.


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