Yves Turgeon is a member of our Employment group. He advises and represents employers in a wide range of sectors, such as construction, manufacturing, forestry, mines, wind industry and financial services.
Mr. Turgeon’s practice focuses on labour relations in the construction industry. He mainly represents large industrial companies and their associations, notably in cases where work relating to production machinery is subject to the Act respecting labour relations, vocational training and workforce management in the construction industry. He also advises clients on the obligations of contractors under occupational health and safety legislation.
Mr. Turgeon represents and advises contractors and owners on obtaining licences from and ensuring the compliance of work with the Régie du bâtiment du Québec.
Mr. Turgeon also works in the area of labour relations and employment law, as they apply to the manufacturing and financial products and services industries, where he deals with collective agreement bargaining, grievance arbitrations, recourses under the Act respecting labour standards and duties of loyalty. In the field of non-standard employment, he advises and represents businesses on how various labour and taxation laws affect their independent agents and self-employed workers.
Mr. Turgeon also represents businesses in the natural resources sector, more specifically those operating in the forestry industry, assisting them in their civil, penal and arbitration recourses under the Forest Act and its ancillary regulations.