Frédéric Massé

Partner

Montréal
FMasse@blg.com
514.954.3168

Frédéric has developed a specialized expertise in collective labour relations and administrative law matters, particularly judicial reviews. He is also very active in the area of collective labour relations between producers and artists and in collective bargaining negotiations.

Frédéric has served as both lead negotiator and external counsel in connection with numerous collective bargaining negotiations in a variety of industries, from film and television production, to the private education and industrial manufacturing sectors, at both the provincial and federal levels.

He has been called upon to make several representations before numerous administrative tribunals (Tribunal administratif du travail, Tribunal administratif du Québec, Access to Information Commission), as well as before the Québec Superior Court, the Court of Appeal of Québec and the Supreme Court of Canada.

Frédéric also possesses in-depth experience in specialty practice areas, including pay equity, pension plan management and educational law. He frequently assists clients with the development and implementation of complex strategies involving a number of different law sectors and those having significant multidisciplinary facets.

Experience

  • Spokesman for the Association québécoise de la production médiatique (Québec Television and Film Producers Association) in various province-wide and nationwide collective bargaining negotiations.
  • Spokesman for various businesses in the manufacturing and education sectors involved in negotiating renewals of their collective labour agreements.
  • Lead counsel in a constitutional law contestation dealing with the freedom of expression of an employer concerning staff members.

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Professional Involvement

  • Member, Barreau du Québec
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2021 edition (and since 2016) of The Best Lawyers in Canada® (Labour and Employment Law). Also recognized in the 2021 edition (and since 2018) (Employee Benefits Law)
  • Recognized in the 2021 edition of Chambers Canada — Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business (Labour and Employment Law).
  • Reconnu dans le numéro 2020 et 2019 de Benchmark Canada - Canada's Leading Litigation Law Firms and Attorneys  à titre d'« Étoile montante ».
  • Recognized in the 2020 edition (and since 2017) of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (Labour Relations, Workplace Human Rights)

Bar Admission & Education

  • Québec, 2000
  • LLB, Université du Québec à Montréal, 1999