Ann Sophie Del Vecchio
Ann Sophie Del Vecchio is a graduate of the Faculty of Law at Université de Montréal. Prior to her joining Loranger Marcoux in 2007, she articled and practiced law with the Quebec Human Rights Tribunal.
During her practice, she assists employers in the fields of labour and employment law, advising on issues arising out of the interpretation of collective agreements, designing effective disciplinary or administrative measures and developing management strategies.
She frequently advises on issues of privacy, religious freedom and discrimination.
She further assists employers by offering strategic advice on reasonable accommodation, particularly in disability cases.
Ann Sophie represents businesses before arbitration tribunals, the Tribunal administratif du travail (the new Labour Relations Board) and the civil courts.
She is responsible for the firm’s public relations, marketing and development.
Ann Sophie is a conference speaker and gives lectures during workshops offered by the firm to clients, as well as being a regular contributor to La Référence RH, a review addressed to professionals working in the human resources sector. Ann Sophie also delivers conferences and web seminars in collaboration with Les Éditions Yvon Blais Inc. She is a member of the Constitutional, administrative and human rights committee of the Canadian Bar Association.
Some of our recent cases/implications:
Allard v. Industries Mailhot Inc., 2014 QCCA 1995: We represented Industries Mailhot Inc. before the Court of Appeal in a case involving the dismissal of a former key employee of the company on grounds of fraud. On October 31st, 2014, the Quebec Court of Appeal rendered a judgment in our favour.
Association des employés du Nord québécois v. Commission scolaire Kativik, S.A.E. 8607, 2012-09-14, Arbitrator Jacques Bherer : We defended the Commission scolaire Kativik (Kativik School Board) against a grievance challenging the non-renewal of a teacher’s employment agreement. The various preliminary applications filed convinced the Arbitrator, who dismissed the grievance.
Waknin v. Solutions IP Incotel — GH inc., 2013 QCCS 1739 (CanLII): We successfully defended a lawsuit filed against Solutions IP Incotel by an employee claiming in excess of $100 000 for unpaid commissions.