Maude Galarneau

Senior Associate

Montréal
MGalarneau@blg.com
514.954.3189

Maude Galarneau specializes in labour and employment law, particularly in matters of termination of employment, labour standards, psychological harassment and business immigration. She regularly advises employers on all aspects of the employer-employee relationship.

An experienced litigator, Maude regularly represents employers before the Administrative Labour Tribunal and the civil courts of Québec in cases related to the Labour Standards Act, its application and its different remedies. She is also called upon to assess the risks associated with such disputes and to advise her clients on their legal position.

She has conducted a number of conciliation and negotiation sessions and handled various complaints filed by temporary foreign workers, particularly with respect to psychological harassment. 
 

Experience

  • Maude has frequently pleaded before the Administrative Labour Tribunal and the civil courts.
  • She has also conducted a number of conciliation and negotiation sessions.
  • She has handled various complaints filed by temporary foreign workers, particularly with respect to psychological harassment.
  • Phoenix Wrappers ULC and its shareholders in its sale to Pacteon, a global leader in end-of-line packaging automation.

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Barreau du Québec
  • Member representing the Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail, in the Canadian Association of Administrators of Labour Legislation, 2014-2017
  • Member representing the Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail in the Standing Interdepartmental Committee on the Protection of Temporary Foreign Workers, 2013-2017

Bar Admission & Education

  • Québec, 2012
  • LLB, Université Laval, 2010