Since being called to the Bar, Micheline Bouchard has practiced exclusively in the field of labour law, serving employers in the public, private and para-public sectors.
Although Micheline regularly represents her clients before various administrative tribunals, her practice is mainly devoted towards the negotiation of collective agreements.
She frequently represents and advises employers on issues related to harassment in the workplace, and has contributed towards the drafting of institutional policies and provided training on this issue.
Micheline is frequently invited to speak at conferences and leads workshops where she shares the wealth of her expertise in handling issues such as chronic absenteeism, poor performance and meeting the employer’s duty to reasonably accommodate.
Micheline is also a member of the Association of Quebec Human Resource Professionals (CRHA). She has served on boards of directors of several cultural bodies and is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Cancer Research Society.
For several years, she has been teaching the course on labour law and negotiations to aspiring law students completing their professional requirements at the Quebec Bar School. Micheline has also lectured at “École des relations industrielles” (Montreal University).
Micheline is also an accreditated mediator with the “Institut de médiation et d’arbitrage du Québec (IMAQ)” and with the “ADR Institue of Canada”. She offers mediation services.