- Prepared an Application for Leave to Appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada;
- Conducted a 2-day Small Claims Court Trial involving four direct examinations and three cross-examinations (successful on all grounds);
- Prepared motion materials and argued against a motion to dismiss an action on the basis that the Court lacked jurisdiction over the subject matter of the action or in the alternative that Ontario was not a convenient forum for the determination of the dispute;
Marie-Eve Jean is a litigation lawyer with a growing practice focused on commercial disputes, and employment and labour relations. She has significant experience serving clients in the construction and infrastructure, manufacturing and automotive industries. Marie-Eve assists employers in all aspects of labour and employment law, including COVID-19 response, wrongful dismissal, employment standards disputes, human rights complaints, and corporate transactions. She also provides guidance on the development and implementation of workplace policies.
Acting in a range of commercial and employment disputes, Marie Eve is skilled in the drafting of briefs, factums, arguments and pleadings. She has appeared before the small claims court and participated in the arbitration settlement of a construction dispute.
While completing law school, Marie-Eve worked as an analyst in alternative dispute resolution with the CRTC
Privacy update across Canada, CLHIA Compliance and Consumer Complaints, SpeakerMay 4, 2022
Implementing Demanding New Harassment and Violence Prevention Regulations. What Should You, the Employer, Have Completed by Now? at Preparing for Further Changes to the Canada Labour Code, Virtual conference, Co-speaker with Kyle LambertMarch 16, 2021
Rankings & Recognitions
- Canadian Finalist, Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition and recipient of three awards for written materials.
Assistant Coach for the Outaouais Bantam AAA Women’s Ice Hockey Team
Education & Admissions
- “Ontario Superior Court of Justice Opines on Federal Termination Obligations,” LexisNexis Labour Notes®, January 15, 2021
- “Ontario Court of Appeal Comments on Service and Notice Calculation in the Context of an Asset Purchase Transaction,” Employment and Labour Law Reporter, September 2020
Insights (16 Posts)
Deciphering the Right to Disconnect: What does this mean for Ontario, and what could happen in other provinces?
The Ontario government passed legislation containing the “right to disconnect”. Or did they? (they didn’t). But Ontario employers with 25 or more employees have to have a policy on the right to disconnect as of June 2. How should employers approach the policy, manage employee expectations and is the rest of Canada looking to follow suit?
Join McMillan’s Employment & Labour Relations Group as we discuss the requirements of the legislation, considerations in drafting the policy and impacts for employers across the country.
Join us on Thursday, April 28, 2022 as members of McMillan's Privacy & Data Protection Group discuss privacy and data protection issues relevant to the automotive industry.
Learning to Live with COVID-19: Ontario Releases Amendments Setting Out New Requirements as of January 31, 2022
The Government of Ontario has released the latest amendments to O. Reg 364/20, setting out new requirements for employers as of January 31, 2022.
Many companies have put forth plans for a gradual re-entry into the office, however current circumstances are proving to be a challenge in this evolving landscape.
Join McMillan’s Employment and Labour experts on Tuesday, January 11th, for a panel discussion as they address your questions and concerns about policies, protocols, obligations and other considerations as you evaluate your RTO strategy.
The new changes to Quebec's privacy legislation usher in the modern era of privacy laws. This checklist establishes priorities and timelines for companies.
Our lawyers will provide an overview of important case law developments, regulatory guidance, upcoming statutory changes, and hot topics in Privacy, Data Protection & Cybersecurity
Federally regulated employers have had to adapt to a number of legal changes and challenges in recent years. This virtual workshop will focus on how to address some of the unique challenges faced by federally regulated employers.
Guidance on employers' obligations under the new federal Pay Equity Act and its associated regulations, expected to take effect in late 2021.
Ontario Court of Appeal Reviews Necessary Elements to Claim Against Corporate Directors in the Context of a Wrongful Termination Action
Guidance on the various circumstances in which corporate directors can become personally liable for unpaid wages and vacation pay in wrongful dismissal cases.
Review of a federal employer's obligations when terminating an employee under the Canada Labour Code and how
to enforce contractual termination clauses.
This annual workshop addresses significant legal developments and provides practical advice on responding to employee issues.
The Government of Canada has proposed amendments to the leave provisions in the Canada Labour Code and three new benefits for employees in response toCOVID-19.
Ontario Court of Appeal Comments on Service and Notice Calculation in the Context of an Asset Purchase Transaction
The Ontario Court of Appeal has provided helpful guidance for employers considering their obligations to longer-term employees after a business transaction.
The Government of Canada has published significant changes to the workplace harassment and violence provisions of the Canada Labour Code.
Help for businesses to identify issues & suggest risk mitigation steps regarding the COVID-19 outbreak & the potential for economic & operational disruption
As Canada confirms its first cases of the Coronavirus, we remind employers and employees of their rights and responsibilities in the workplace.
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