Partner, Coordinator of the Labor and Employment Law group, Member of the executive committee
  • French
  • English
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Frédéric Poirier joined Bélanger Sauvé in 2006. He is a firm partner and the coordinator of the Labor and Employment Law group.

He represents public, parapublic and private sector employers before civil courts and administrative labour tribunals. He also acts as a spokesperson for employers in collective bargaining and advises them on labour relations and occupational health and safety matters.


Administrative Law
  • Public freedoms and human rights
Labour and Employment Law
  • Dispute resolution, litigation, mediation or arbitration
  • Dismissal and disciplinary measures
  • Individual employment contracts and labor standards
  • Judicial review of labour tribunal decisions
  • Pay equity
  • Job evaluation
  • Employment injuries (Indemnities and financing)
  • Certification disputes
  • Negotiation of collective agreements
  • Prevention in Occupational Health and Safety
  • Remuneration, pension plans and other employee benefits


Barreau du Québec


LL.L. (magna cum laude)

University of Ottawa

University of Ottawa

Mtre Poirier was awarded numerous distinctions and a scholarship in recognition of his academic achievement. He was on the Dean’s List at the University of Ottawa and graduated magna cum laude.

Gaston Descôteaux Prize

Goodman Phillips Vineberg Prize

Desjardins Ducharme Stein Monast Prize

French Embassy Prize

Marcel Beaudry Prize

Affiliations & Activities


Publications - books

Co-author of Les relations de travail au Québec (Public et privé), published by Wolters Kluwer.

Co-author of La preuve et procédure en arbitrage de grief, les aspects juridiques, 2nd edition, published by Wilson Lafleur, 2021.

Co-author of Santé et sécurité au travail, published by LexisNexis.

Author of numerous articles related to his areas of expertise on the Wolters Kluwer website.



He is also frequently invited to speak in various contexts related to his fields of practice.