Marie-Hélène Jolicoeur is a partner at Lavery Lawyers with expertise in the fields of labour and employment law as well as occupational health and safety law. She appears before administrative tribunals and common law courts, primarily the Tribunal administratif du travail. She also acts as spokesperson for employers negotiating collective agreements representing employee groups of more than 90,000 people on some occasions. She supports institutions in enforcing labour laws and in interpreting, managing, and enforcing collective agreements, as well as in negotiating local provisions of collective agreements. Her experience in mediation and arbitration allows her to be involved in major litigation cases that can exceed a value of more than $100,000,000. Marie-Hélène has extensive experience dealing with large-scale unions in Quebec. Over the years, she has developed a niche expertise: she is one of the leading legal advisors on the interpretation and application of complex collective agreements in the public sector and job evaluations relating to pay equity issues in Quebec—an expertise that was developed in response to pressing needs of Quebec businesses.