Back to the list

Jacques Provencher

Lawyer

Barreau du Québec 1988

Jacques Provencher

Jacques Provencher, LL.B., CIRC

Lawyer

Barreau du Québec 1988

Phone number

450 973-4020 #225

Email address

jprovencher@lecorre.com

Assistant

Jennifer Coelho
450 973-4020 #239
jcoelho@lecorre.com

Jacques Provencher is a partner in the firm who advises our clients on a variety of managerial issues, and represents companies of all sizes in different economic sectors before administrative tribunals and civil courts, in both federal and provincial jurisdictions. The negotiation of collective agreements, grievance arbitrations, complaints before the Tribunal administratif du travail (TAT), occupational health and safety matters, and Human Rights Charters' issues are part of his daily practice. Mr. Provencher is also a speaker and instructor.

Academic training
  • Université Laval - LL.B. - 1987
Professional Affiliations
  • Member of the Barreau du Québec
  • Member of the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE)
  • Member of the Ordre des conseillers en relations industrielles agréés
Involvement / Outreach

 

Specialized committees

  • Co-administrator for the Province of Quebec for the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE), 2015
  • Member of the organizing committee of the 2015 Conference of the Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE)
  • Co-president and member of the organizing committee of the Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE), Montreal, September 2014


Conferences and trainings

  • L'arrêt S.F.P.Q.: une mise à jour s'impose, Conférence des arbitres, April 26, 2014
  • Gradation des sanctions: est-il toujours nécessaire de donner une deuxième chance au coureur? Webinar broadcast by Éditions Yvon Blais, May14, 2014
  • La surveillance de vos employés: votre preuve sera-t-elle admiseWebinar broadcast by Éditions Yvon Blais, November 29, 2013
  • Les dommages-intérêts et les droits de la personne – perspective québécoise, annual conference of the Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE), 2008
  • Psychological Harassment and Criminal Liability of Organizations and Psychological Harassment, Student School Safety Conference, Alberta, January 19, 2007
  • Harcèlement psychologique : où en sommes-nous? Canadian Association for the Practical Study of Law in Education (CAPSLE), May 2006
  • Guest speaker at the Management Negotiating Committee for English-language School Boards (CPNCA) for various numerous training sessions and conferences since 2002
Workshops
Gradation of sanctions: when to give a second chance?

In matters of disciplinary sanctions, the employer must abide by the principle of gradation in order to give an employee the chance to correct perceived misconduct, except in cases where the latter is serious enough as to completely sever the bond of trust required to maintain the employment relationship.

Learn more
How to draft a disciplinary measure

Words spoken fly away, words written remain. We all hear the ring of truth in this proverb that calls for prudence, reminding us that, unlike spoken words, written statements leave traces. Drafting a disciplinary measure is therefore an important exercise and any manager should make a point of mastering it.

Learn more
Management of discipline and dismissal

Managing discipline is no easy task. As an employer, you must deal with the human aspect, with motivation and the need to keep the business productive. You must also deal with the many possible recourses available to employees, whether unionized or not. The decision to dismiss is rarely taken lightly by an employer; however a poorly prepared case file can have serious financial consequences.

Learn more
Managing absenteeism

Absenteeism is a growing concern in any business. Replacement costs, shuffling employees to fill vacant positions, and loss of productivity are just some of the factors that force any thriving business to control absenteeism as much as possible. A casual approach leads to even more serious consequences: the loss of motivation among workers who are not delinquent absentees.

Learn more
When doctors get between you and your human resources

HR managers need to ensure that their organisation can count on able employees, while physicians are expected to establish a trusting relationship with their patients. Both sides have their area of expertise and their role to fulfil. Without disputing the role and qualifications of attending physicians, you have the right to ask questions.

Learn more
View all
Publications
Le harcèlement psychologique: tout ce que l'employeur doit savoir
Le harcèlement psychologique: tout ce que l'employeur doit savoir

Release date: December 15, 2004
ISBN: 2-89451-743-2
Format: Paper

View all
To the exclusive service of employers

To the exclusive service of employers, Le Corre offers training workshops and publications on subjects solely pertaining to labour law. Both these tools help managers and human resources professionals to deal more effectively with the daily legal framework of their businesses.

Laval

450 973-4020

Toll free

1 877 218-4020

Fax

450 973-4010
By email