Georges Samoisette Fournier, MBA, CRHA

Partner , Lawyer

Office(s) :

Montréal

Bar(s) : Québec, 2016

Biography

Georges Samoisette Fournier assists employers in the interpretation of collective agreements, with labour relations, with the application of labour standards and represents them in various employment-related disputes. As such, he also acts on behalf of employers in matters of criminal offences under the Act Respecting Occupational Health and Safety and in grievance adjudication. 

His practice includes acting on behalf of employers both before all levels of court as well as before various administrative tribunals. 

Georges holds an MBA from the Université de Sherbrooke and is a member of the Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines agréés (CRHA). He provides advice to companies under federal and provincial jurisdiction in both individual and collective labour relations.  

PUBLICATIONS 
  • “La protection des dénonciateurs d'actes répréhensibles : outil efficace ou obstacle à la gestion des ressources humaines?”, Développements récents en droit du travail, publications Yvon Blais, vol. 429, 2017 
  • “Employer liability for employees who drive while impaired by alcohol , cannabis”, The Lawyer's Daily, Dec. 2017 
  • “Workplace Safety Obligations: Hardhat Over Turban”, Canadian Employment Safety and Health Guide, LexisNexis, 2016 
CONFERENCES 
  • Lecturer (45 hrs): Construction site safety management (APECQ) 
  • Protecting whistleblowers (Développements récents en droit du travail et Deuxièmes mardis) 
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION(S) 
  • Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines du Québec (CHRP)< 
  • Barreau du Québec 
  • Called to the Barreau du Québec, 2016 
  • MBA, Université de Sherbrooke, 2015 
  • Bachelor of Laws, Université de Sherbrooke, 2014 
  • Semester abroad in law, Soongsil University, Seoul, 2014 
  • English
  • French

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