Lawyer Profile Detail
Université de Montréal
Jacques Rousse is the national Practice Group Leader of our Labour & Employment Group. He is a partner practising 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.
Unsafe Work Refusals Narrower After October 31 for Federal Workers
2013 Labour & Employment Client Conference - British Columbia
Recent Development in Labour Law
2012 Labour & Employment Client Conference — Québec
2012 Labour & Employment Client Conference — Alberta
2012 Labour & Employment Client Conference — British Columbia
2011 Labour & Employment Client Conference — Alberta
2011 Labour & Employment Client Conference — British Columbia
2010 Labour & Employment Client Conference — Québec
2010 Labour & Employment Client Conference — British Columbia
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