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Charles Wagner, Partner | CHRP

Charles Wagner

Partner | CHRP Fasken
Jurisdiction Quebec, 2011
Language(s) French, English
Office(s) Montréal


Charles Wagner practices with the Labour, Employment and Human Rights group. As part of his practice, he advises and represents clients in every area of labour and employment law - collective agreements or individual employment contracts - including human rights and labour standards. He strategically advises and represents employers on issues related to employee hiring and dismissal, disciplinary measures, labour standards, psychological harassment, non-competition and non-solicitation, and human rights. Charles specializes particularly in injunctions in matters of non-competition and non-solicitation, unfair competition, and the protection of confidential information.

As part of his practice, Charles has appeared before almost every administrative court for labour and employment issues, as well as various civil tribunals.

Charles has particularly distinguished himself on the issue of the legalization of cannabis in Canada and its impact on the workplace. In this regard, Charles was one of the representatives for the Barreau du Québec during the parliamentary commission on Bill No. 157 regarding the legalization of cannabis.

Charles also serves as a presenter. He is regularly invited to conduct training on a variety of subjects adapted to the client’s needs, including labor standards, the impact of the legalization of cannabis, the duty to accommodate, workforce management, hiring, termination of employment, harassment, cyber fraud, etc.

Client Work

Date Client

Career & Education


  • Course, Advocacy techniques of the Québec Bar
  • LLB Université Laval
  • BSc Université de Montréal

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Board of Directors of Montreal School Board Foundation (CSDM)
  • Member of the Employment Law committee of the Barreau du Québec
  • Member of the Barreau du Québec task force on the legalization of cannabis
  • Member, Young Bar Association of Montreal
  • Member, Certified Human Resources Professional  (CHRP)


Fasken Institute


Speaking Engagements

Presenter Federal Sector Legislative Update Federally Regulated Employers - Transportation and Communications (FETCO)
Trainer L’effet cannabis: Enjeux et comment gérer les impacts RH Structured on-the-job training

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