Maryse’s practice encompasses advocacy and advisory work in the areas of labour and employment law, human rights and privacy. She focuses on:
- labour relations
- grievance arbitration
- collective bargaining
- personnel management
She has extensive expertise in advising and representing federally-regulated employers.
Maryse represents employers before various administrative tribunals, such as the Canada Industrial Relations Board, the Québec Labour Administrative Tribunal, labour arbitrators, human rights tribunals, and arbitrators and appeals officers under Part II and III of the Canada Labour Code. She also appears regularly before the Federal Courts of Canada and the Ontario and Québec superior courts.
Maryse also assists employers in their representations to government organizations in matters pertaining to labour law reforms. She is currently a member of the Federal Courts Liaison Committee on Labour Law, Human Rights, Pension Benefits, Privacy and Access Review.
She has been a member of the Client Consultation Committee of the Canada Industrial Relations Board from 2012 to 2015.
From 2007 to 2015, Maryse held the positions of Chair, Vice-Chair and Secretary-Treasurer of the National Labour and Employment Law section of the Canadian Bar Association. From 1999 to 2001, she was Chair of the Labour Law section of the Quebec Division of the Canadian Bar Association, and from 1995 to 2000, she sat on the executive committee of the Canadian Bar Association's National Labour and Employment Law section.
Maryse is a founding member and was a director of the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers from 2003 to 2005.
She has also written numerous articles and given various conferences on labour and employment law.