Jean-Sébastien Cloutier

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Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Jean-Sébastien Cloutier

Jean-Sébastien Cloutier

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Biography

Jean-Sébastien Cloutier practises in various areas of employment and labour law. He advises employers on labour relations, particularly individual and collective labour relations, labour standards, industrial accidents and occupational diseases, occupational health and safety, human rights and freedoms, administrative law and litigation under the Act respecting labour relations, vocational training and workplace management in the construction industry (Bill R-20).

Mr. Cloutier often appears before administrative tribunals with jurisdiction in employment and labour matters and before the civil courts. He acts in judicial review files involving challenges to the decisions of administrative tribunals. He also acts in matters relating to statutory offences in the area of occupational health and safety.

Mr. Cloutier is the Local Chair for the Employment and Labour Group of the Quebec City office


Professional experience

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  • LL.B., Université Laval, 2000
  • Québec 2003
  • Best Lawyers in Canada: Labour and Employment Law, 2022
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, 2022: recommended in Employment Law (Employer); 2021-2022: recommended in Labour Relations (Management); Occupational Health & Safety
  • "Le rôle de l'employeur dans le contexte de la vaccination," Quebec City, February 2021.
  • "La nouvelle réalité du télétravail au Québec," Quebec City, November 2020.
  • "Les changements à la Loi sur les normes du travail et la directive concernant l'usage d'alcool, de drogues et de médicaments," Quebec City, November 2018.
  • "La légalisation du cannabis : un défi de plus pour les employeurs," Vision Québec 2018, May 2018.
  • "Le transfert d'imputation sous l'article 326 LATMP : Les prestations sont-elles dues en raison d'un accident du travail ou l'emloyeur est-il obéré injustement? Les suites de l'affaire Supervac 2000," Les Éditions Yvon Blais, Quebec City, May 2017 and Montreal, December 2017.
  • "L'obligation d'accommodement : Les cas particuliers de conciliation travail-famille et la dépendance à l'alcool et aux drogues," Les Éditions Yvon Blais, Montreal, 2016 and Quebec City, 2017.
  • "La gestion des absences pour invalidité : Y a-t-il des limites aux droits de l'employeur," Les Éditions Yvon Blais, Montreal, 2015 and Quebec City, April 2016.
  • "Employment and labour case law review, 2011, 2012 and 2013," CCH, Quebec City, April 2012, April 2013 and May 2014.
  • "Responsabilité criminelle en milieu de travail," Québec, February 2014.
  • "Que faire à la suite d'un événement grave sur un chantier : Les forces en pouvoir ...," Association des constructeurs de routes et grands travaux du Québec, January 2014, and ALLEN, February 2014.
  • "Développements récents en droit du travail," Quebec City, May 2013.
  • "L'imputation des coûts à l'égard des visites médicales après la consolidation d'une lésion et l'interprétation de l'article 56 LATMP selon la Cour d'appel," Quebec City.


Knowledge

Return to the workplace

Publication | April 18, 2022

The employer’s role in a vaccination campaign

Webinar | February 25, 2021

Quebec’s new working-from-home reality

Webinar | November 24, 2020

Canadian Federal Employment and Labour Guide

Publication | August 28, 2019