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Workplace reorganizations: Quebec employers beware

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 @ 8:59 AM | By Philippe Bélisle and Caroline Jodoin

Workplace reorganizations often come with their fair share of challenges and require employees and managers alike to be patient and understanding. Changes in working methods, tasks or lines of authority may ruffle the feathers of certain employees, which is why management should not spare any efforts to efficiently communicate the reasons behind the proposed changes and the objectives it strives to achieve.

A recent Quebec Superior Court decision confirmed the importance of these principles and reminded us that it could be costly for an employer not...