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  • Assisting clients with labour and employment law

    Michelle Thériault
    LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

    Represents and advises on a variety of issues related to union and non-union employment law

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Associate

OFFICE: Yellowknife

DIRECT LINE: 867.766.7684

EMAIL: mtheriault@mross.com

PRACTICE AREAS:
      Labour & Employment

INDUSTRY GROUPS:
      Northern

LAW SCHOOL: University of Ottawa

BAR ADMISSIONS: Ontario (2012), Northwest Territories (2013), Nunavut (2014)

Assistant: Kathy Hobbs

Assistant Phone: 867.766.7683

Assistant Email: khobbs@mross.com

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Michelle is an associate in the Yellowknife office practicing in the area of Labour & Employment. Michelle acts for a variety of clients on labour and employment matters, including municipalities, territorial governments, charities and not-for-profit organizations, small businesses and larger corporate clients.

Education:

  • J.D., University of Ottawa
  • B.Soc.Sc., University of Ottawa (Summa Cum Laude)

Professional Associations, Affiliations and Community Activities:

  • Co-Chair, Habitat for Humanity Family Services Committee

Michelle acts for a variety of clients on labour and employment matters, including municipalities, territorial governments, charities and not-for-profit organizations, small businesses and larger corporate clients in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

Michelle assists employers with all aspects of managing a unionized workplace, including, dealing with certification applications, representing employers in collective bargaining negotiations, providing advice on collective agreement interpretation, assisting employers through the grievance process and representing employers in grievance arbitrations. Michelle also works with employers in non-unionized environments, advising on employment agreements, employee terminations, wrongful dismissal actions, employment standards matters and human rights matters.

Michelle has represented employers in a number of hearings, including human rights hearings, as well as appeal hearings and judicial review hearings in both the Nunavut Court of Justice and the Northwest Territories Supreme Court. Michelle also frequently conducts independent workplace harassment investigations and other independent investigations for employers.

  • "2017 Labour & Employment Year in Review", McLennan Ross Seminar, 2018
  • "Drafting Sound and Enforceable Employment Agreements: Alberta and the North", McLennan Ross Webinar, 2017
  • "2016 Labour & Employment Year in Review", McLennan Ross Seminar, 2017
  • "Dealing with Performance and Absenteeism Issues", McLennan Ross Northern Employers Labour & Employment Webinar Series, 2016
  • "Administration of a Collective Agreement", McLennan Ross Northern Employers Labour & Employment Webinar Series, 2016
  • "2015 Labour & Employment Year in Review", McLennan Ross Seminar, 2016
  • "Employment 101 for Northern Employers", McLennan Ross Webinar, 2015
  • "Northern Territories 2014 Employment Law Year in Review", McLennan Ross Webinar, 2015
  • "The Grievance & Arbitration Process", McLennan Ross Webinar, 2014
  • "Northern Territories 2013 Employment Law Year in Review", McLennan Ross Webinar, 2014
  • "Privacy Law for Northern Employers", McLennan Ross Webinar, 2013
  • "Administration of a Collective Agreement", McLennan Ross Webinar, 2013
  • "Northern Territories 2012 Employment Law Year in Review", McLennan Ross Webinar, 2013

Additionally, Michelle has taught courses in Aboriginal Law at the University of Ottawa.

Call Michelle Thériault

867.766.7684

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