Jean Leduc

Jean Leduc

Jean Leduc has been practicing labour, employment and administrative law for more than thirty years, and is a renowned litigator.

Jean has earned his reputation as an eminent trial lawyer in the fields of labour, employment and administrative law. 

He frequently appears in hearings before grievance arbitrators, the Tribunal administratif du travail (the new Quebec Labour Relations Board) and in the civil courts.  

Jean’s active involvement in several labour conflicts has allowed him to develop a highly valued expertise in the field of injunctions, extraordinary recourses and prerogative remedies before the Conseil des services essentiels, whose powers have since been transferred to the Tribunal administratif du travail. Over the years, he has excelled as a specialist in applications for judicial review. In addition to his talents as a trial litigator, Jean regularly advises employers on employment and labour law issues, particularly with respect to reasonable accommodation in the workplace. 

Jean is currently serving his third consecutive term as chairman of the Barreau de Montréal/Conférence des arbitres de griefs du Québec liaison committee.

A founding partner of Loranger Marcoux in 1991, he has also been recognized for several years in “Best Lawyers in Canada” for his professionalism and standards of excellence in the field of labour and employment law.

Some of our recent representative cases/implications:

Association des cadres de la Société des casinos du Québec c. Société des casinos du Québec Inc. : We are currently representing the interests of the Société des casinos du Québec in a matter which is unique within Canada, involving an application for certification of an association of executives pursuant to the Labour Act.

Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 3939 v. Syndicat des employées et employés de la Société des casinos du Québec – CSN, 2013 QCCRT 0345 (application for judicial review, pending). In this matter, we filed an application on behalf of the Société des casinos du Québec inc. pursuant to Article 39 of the Labour Code in order to determine whether a job position as “electronic gaming device operator” should qualify to be included as part of the bargaining unit for croupiers working in the Casino of Montreal.

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