LL.B., Université de Montréal, 1986
Linda is a young grandmother who is highly invested in occupational health and safety, with an interest that goes above and beyond just legal concepts. She consistently concerns herself with the well-being of those around her. She brings a strong dose of humour to the table but never without an equal dose of kindness. Her style focuses on making things easy to understand and her years of experience in the field allow her to understand the challenges faced by employers and to offer them practical solutions.
Linda joined Monette Barakett in 2007 and became partner in 2011. She brings to the firm her knowledge of the field and her twenty years of experience in work attendance management in the field of occupational health and safety, with a specific expertise in financing and cost allocation.
Linda loves helping employers with their day-to-day management. For Linda, resolving cases is also about keeping costs down. Her advice is customized to meet the needs of her clients, whether they are employers within a prevention mutual group or employers subject to a retrospective plan or a personalized rate. She also helps clients manage their litigious cases and fines for infractions. When employers need to manage their outsourcing. She is often called upon directly to offer precious expertise and practical knowledge.
Due diligence as a defence to an occupational health and safety criminal offence
False declarations when hiring
Alcohol and Drugs in the Workplace
The Duty to Accommodate
How to manage chronic absenteeism
Mastery of the CSST electronic counter: saving time and money
Criminally responsible for a breach of the rules of prevention: C-21, where are we?
Linda stands out in many ways, but she is best known as an occupational health and safety columnist on LinkedIn. She published weekly jurisprudence reviews and articles on issues of prevention and financing related to the field of occupational health and safety. She also occasionally touches on hot topics in labour relations.
She also regularly hosts webinars for the firm and is frequently invited to lead talks and training sessions.
Linda was named in the 2022 editions of The Best LawyersTMin Canada in Workplace Injury Compensation Law.