|Mailing Address||300 Nunasi Building, 5109-48th Street, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, X1A 1N5|
|University ||University of Ottawa, B.Soc.Sc., summa cum laude|
|Law School||University of Ottawa, J.D. Student Internship, Occupational Health and Safety Tribunal Canada|
|Admitted||2012, Ontario; 2013, Northwest Territories|
Michelle is an associate in the Yellowknife office practicing in the area of Labour & Employment. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 2012 after obtaining her Juris Doctor from the University of Ottawa in 2011.
•Michelle represents and advises employers and employeesconcerning a variety of labour & employment issues, such astermination, discipline, human rights and employment standards.
•Michelle defends wrongful dismissal actions on behalf of employers and prosecutes such actions on behalf of employees.
•She reviews and provides advice to employees on employment contracts, specific employment terms and severance agreements.
•Frequently,Michelle assists employers with complex calculations to determineamounts owing for termination pay, severance pay and unpaid wages overmultiple years.
Presentations & Publications
•Michelle has taught courses in Aboriginal Law and Criminology at the University of Ottawa
•Michelle has developed and delivered education presentations to groups of youth and adults on legal issues including criminal law, human rights and employment law
• Supreme Court Rules on Employee Suspensions and Constructive Dismissal, McLennan Ross E-Mail Alert, March 2015
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Supreme Court Rules on Employee Suspensions and Constructive Dismissal
Michelle S. Thériault, May 13, 2015
On Friday morning the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Potter v. New Brunswick Legal Aid Services Commission. The decision related to whether and in what circumstances an employee is deemed to be constructively dismissed when suspended with pay. Overturning the decision of the New...
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