André Champagne
Partner

Emond Harnden LLP

707 Bank St, Glebe Chambers
Ottawa, ON K1S 3V1
Phone: (613) 940-2735
Fax: (613) 563-8001
E-mail: achampagne@ehlaw.ca
 
 
 

André serves a significant client base in the public, broader public and private sectors with a particular focus on health care and post-secondary education. His clients value his strategic input, practical advice and responsiveness. In addition to maintaining a substantial bilingual practice specializing in grievance arbitration, André supports his client base by providing advice and legal representation in the context of harassment and discrimination complaints filed with the Human Rights Tribunal, wrongful dismissal actions, collective agreement bargaining, preparation of employment contracts, policies, managing risks related to dismissals and reorganization, complaints filed with the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Employment Standards, attendance and disability plans and procedures for certification, decertification or complaints filed with the Ontario Labour Relations Board. André is an ex-school board trustee, Vice-chair and Chair of the former Ottawa Catholic Separate School Board and is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, AJEFO and CCLA. André was recognized as "Lawyer of the Year" for labour and employment law in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada, and has been ranked by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory in 2014, 2017 and 2018.


Year Called to the Bar:1987 (ON)
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