Areas of practice
Jessica Parent is a member of the firm’s Labour and Employment Law group. Her practice involves issues relating to hiring and termination, labour standards, human rights and freedoms, collective agreement decrees, and the interpretation and application of employment contracts and collective labour agreements.
During her university studies, she worked in the Legal Affairs Department of the Commission des normes du travail (labour standards commission). She also interned at a large international professional services firm.
Ms. Parent was on the Dean’s List at the Faculty of Law of the Université de Sherbrooke and was awarded the Prix des Éditions Yvon Blais in legal drafting.
- “Dividing up of certified bargaining units – The Québec Court of Appeal calls into question the automatic application of traditional criteria”, Need to Know, June 2017, Jessica Parent and Loriane Richard
- "Hiring an employee versus a self-employed worker: advantages, disadvantages and pitfalls to avoid", article published on the Lavery Go inc. website for start-ups, May 2017, Myriam Lavallée and Jessica Parent
- “First-aid course required by the ministère de la Famille: is the employer required to pay for the training time?”, article published in a legal information bulletin for childcare centre directors, January 2017 edition, Myriam Lavallée and Jessica Parent
- Certificate (Labour Relations), Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, 2016
- LL.B., Université de Sherbrooke, 2015
- Member of the Barreau du Québec since 2016
Boards and Professional Affiliations
- Member of the Board of Directors of Ménagez-vous
- Member of the Chambre de commerce de la Mauricie
- Young intern officer of the Board of Directors of the Caisse Desjardins Laviolette
Publications by Jessica Parent
- Jessica Parent and Loriane Richard