Richard Lacoursière specializes in labour law. He represents companies from every sector of economic activity, in particular commerce, education, food services, transportation and product processing. Richard focuses on the areas of certification, collective bargaining and grievance arbitration. His field of expertise also includes individual contracts of employment, non-competition and confidentiality, executive lay-offs, anti-scab investigations, training and personnel management policies, and motions relating to successor companies. Richard appears before the courts on behalf of companies dealing with labour disputes, in particular in relation to complaints for wrongful dismissal or dismissal without cause and extraordinary remedies, such as injunctions. In addition to being an industrial relations and occupational health & safety consultant, Richard represents a number of boroughs and municipalities and acts as chief spokesperson during negotiations, mediation or arbitration to renew collective agreements.