Maryse Tremblay's practice encompasses advocacy and advisory work in the areas of labour and employment law, human rights and privacy. She focuses on labour relations, grievance arbitration, collective bargaining and personnel management. She has extensive expertise in advising and representing federally-regulated employers.
Ms. Tremblay represents employers before various administrative tribunals, such as the Canada Industrial Relations Board, the Quebec Labour Administrative Tribunal, labour arbitrators, human rights tribunals, and arbitrators and appeals officers under Part II and III of the Canada Labour Code. She also appears regularly before the Federal Courts of Canada and the Quebec superior courts.
Ms. Tremblay also assists employers in their representations to government organizations in matters pertaining to labour law reforms.
Ms. Tremblay is currently a member of the Federal Courts Liaison Committee on Labour Law, Human Rights, Pension Benefits, Privacy and Access Review. She has been a member of the Client Consultation Committee of the Canada Industrial Relations Board from 2012 to 2015.
From 2007 to 2015, Ms. Tremblay held the positions of Chair, Vice-Chair and Secretary-Treasurer of the National Labour and Employment Law section of the Canadian Bar Association. From 1999 to 2001, she was Chair of the Labour Law section of the Quebec Division of the Canadian Bar Association, and from 1995 to 2000, she sat on the executive committee of the Canadian Bar Association's National Labour and Employment Law section.
Ms. Tremblay is a founding member and was a director of the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers from 2003 to 2005.
She is a co-author of Federal Labour Law and Practice, published by Canada Law Book, and author of the chapters on federal employment law of « Le congédiement en droit québécois », published by Yvon Blais. She has also written numerous articles and given various conferences on labour and employment law.