Claire Vachon assists clients in all areas of labour and employment law in both official languages. She is licensed to practice law in Québec and in Ontario. Claire is the former leader of Fasken’s Labour, Employment and Human Rights Practice Group.
For close to two decades, Claire’s work has been focused on the education sector. Drawing on an extensive knowledge of this sector’s legal and political environment, Claire has become a trusted advisor to many Ontario school boards and trustees associations in collective agreement negotiation, labour arbitration proceedings, human rights proceedings, and employment standards inquiries.
With experience in major pay equity litigation, Claire’s knowledge of the technical processes involved in achieving pay equity, such as job evaluation and regression analysis, allows her to bring highly focused, strategic advice to clients, in addition to sound legal advice. Whether assisting in audits or developing proactive monitoring mechanism, Claire ensures ongoing pay-equity compliance is achieved.
A seasoned speaker, Claire presents labour and employment issues in a dynamic manner and is frequently called to provide specialized in-house training, specifically tailored to clients’ needs.