Mélanie Lefebvre is a graduate of the Faculty of Law at University of Montreal . She joined Loranger Marcoux in 1999. During the course of her practice, she responds to a broad range of employment law and labour relations issues, serving clients in both public and private sectors.
She assists clients in the strategic management of their files, provides counsel and represents clients before the administrative tribunals and the civil courts.
Mélanie specializes in health and safety in the workplace, particularly on issues pertaining to prevention, compensation and financing. She often represents employers before the CNESST and the Tribunal administratif du travail in cases related to claims for psychological illnesses due to the work environment.
Mélanie is consulted on complex issues such as management of absenteeism, invalidity related to human rights and also issues related to the use of personal information in the workplace. Throughout her career, she has provided counsel and legal opinions on these issues, and combines her experience and acute judgment to finding practical solutions to fulfil the duty of reasonable accommodation in cases where that arises.
Since 2001, Mélanie has provided counsel to employers on how best to interpret and apply provisions of the Pay Equity Act. She represents clients in resolving disputes, appears before the CNESST, the Tribunal administratif du travail and civil courts and she develops strategies for the application of pay equity programs.