Shari Munk-Manel 

Shari Munk-Manel

Montréal
1000 Sherbrooke Street West
Suite 2700
Montréal, Québec H3A 3G4

t: 514.987.5004
e: shari.munk-manel@mcmillan.ca

overview

Shari is a partner in the firm's Employment and Labour Relations Group and Advocacy and Litigation Group in the Montreal office.

Shari advises and assists management with respect to all areas of employment and labour law, including hiring, performance management, employment standards, employment contracts, employment policies, human rights issues, compensation plans, employee termination and severance packages.

Shari also provides advice and assistance to vendors and purchasers with respect to the employment aspects of corporate transactions.

Shari has appeared before the Superior Court, the Quebec Court and the Court of Appeal, and has represented employers in labour arbitrations, and before administrative boards and tribunals.

She also has a broad commercial litigation practice which includes experience with shareholder, director and corporate control disputes, succession matters, and construction law matters.

Representative Matters

  • Acted for Fortress in the sale of Central Maine & Quebec Railway to Canadian Pacific
  • Acted for Novacap in the acquisition of a majority stake in Foliot Furniture Inc.
  • Acted for Compass Datacenters LLC in the acquisition of ROOT Datacenters
  • Acted for Joseph Ribcoff Inc in the sale of a majority stake to Novacap
  • Acted for Novacap in its acquisition of Intelerad Medical Systems

Presentations

McMillan's Employment and Labour Webinar
Establishing the New Normal: Return to Work Considerations in the COVID-19 Era
Navigating through COVID-19
The Impact of COVID-19 on your Workforce in Canada
Legislative Amendments- Federal and Provincial
Amendments to the Act respecting Labour Standards
Puff Puff Pass-ed: What Employers Need to Know About Cannabis Legalization
Top 10 cases of 2017
Share Purchase and Asset Purchase Transactions
Should it Stay or Should it Go? Litigation Holds
Dealing with the Invisible: Mental Health Accommodation
Employee Privacy & Data Protection upon Employee Departure
Thinking Outside the Box: An Employer's Guide to Rethinking the Traditional Employment Relationship

Publications

A New Lockdown and Curfew in Quebec: What Employers Must Know
Mandatory Vaccination Policies for Employees: Enforceable or a Shot in the Dark?
RETURN TO WORK: Complying With Provincial Health Guidelines
Litigating During COVID-19: Still Possible
Will You Be My Valentine?
Stop the Spread: What Employers Need to Know About Coronavirus in the Workplace
Sweeping Changes to Federal Employment Standards Set to Take Effect
Après la France, le Québec sera-t-il la deuxième région au monde à légiférer sur le droit à la déconnexion ?
Amendments to the Act Respecting Labour Standards
Are Better Working Conditions for your Quebec Employees on the Horizon?
Has a third category of workers emerged under Quebec employment law: "dependent contractors"?
Can a Manager be a Member of a Certified Association?
Dangers of Allowing the Tacit Renewal of Fixed-Term Employment Contracts
Major restructuring of the Quebec labour and employment institutions
Protection of Corporate Data from Disgruntled Ex-Employees

News

McMillan LLP Promotions to Equity Partner and Partner
Scientific Games to acquire DEQ Systems

Education

  • University of Ottawa, Bachelor of Common Law, LL.B. - 2005
  • University of Ottawa, Bachelor of Civil Law, LL.L. - 2004

Year Of Call

  • Called to the Quebec bar - 2006

Practices

employment and labour relations
litigation
workplace privacy

Directorships and Professional Associations

  • Québec Young Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Member of the Board of Trustees of Solomon Schechter Academy 2015-2016
  • Co-chair of the Solomon Schechter Academy Preschool Parent Advisory Committee
  • Co-Chair of the Solomon Schechter Academy HR Committee

Media Mentions

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Shari is a partner in the firm's Employment and Labour Relations Group and Advocacy and Litigation Group in the Montreal office.

Shari advises and assists management with respect to all areas of employment and labour law, including hiring, performance management, employment standards, employment contracts, employment policies, human rights issues, compensation plans, employee termination and severance packages.

Shari also provides advice and assistance to vendors and purchasers with respect to the employment aspects of corporate transactions.

Shari has appeared before the Superior Court, the Quebec Court and the Court of Appeal, and has represented employers in labour arbitrations, and before administrative boards and tribunals.

She also has a broad commercial litigation practice which includes experience with shareholder, director and corporate control disputes, succession matters, and construction law matters.

  • Acted for Fortress in the sale of Central Maine & Quebec Railway to Canadian Pacific
  • Acted for Novacap in the acquisition of a majority stake in Foliot Furniture Inc.
  • Acted for Compass Datacenters LLC in the acquisition of ROOT Datacenters
  • Acted for Joseph Ribcoff Inc in the sale of a majority stake to Novacap
  • Acted for Novacap in its acquisition of Intelerad Medical Systems
January 8, 2021
A New Lockdown and Curfew in Quebec: What Employers Must Know

Labor Law and Employment Bulletin

July 2020
RETURN TO WORK: Complying With Provincial Health Guidelines

Employment and Labour Bulletin

May 20, 2020
Litigating During COVID-19: Still Possible

Litigation Bulletin

February 2020
Will You Be My Valentine?

Employment and Labour Bulletin

August 2019
Sweeping Changes to Federal Employment Standards Set to Take Effect

Employment and Labour Bulletin

August 2018
Après la France, le Québec sera-t-il la deuxième région au monde à légiférer sur le droit à la déconnexion ?
July 2018
Amendments to the Act Respecting Labour Standards

Employment & Labour Bulletin

March 2017
Can a Manager be a Member of a Certified Association?

Employment and Labour Bulletin

January 2016
Major restructuring of the Quebec labour and employment institutions

Employment and Labour Bulletin

November 2015
Protection of Corporate Data from Disgruntled Ex-Employees
Canadian Corporate Counsel
December 10, 2020
McMillan's Employment and Labour Webinar
April 29, 2020
Establishing the New Normal: Return to Work Considerations in the COVID-19 Era
McMillan Webinar
April 2020
Navigating through COVID-19
Richter Jewish Chamber of Commerce
April 8, 2020
The Impact of COVID-19 on your Workforce in Canada
McMillan Webinar
December 2019
Employment and Labour Seminar Series: Montréal
Seminar, Montréal, Québec
November 2018
Employment and Labour Seminar Series: Montréal
Seminar, Montréal, Québec
November 2018
Legislative Amendments- Federal and Provincial
Speaker, McMillan's Annual Employment and Labour Seminar, Montréal, Québec
October 2018
Amendments to the Act respecting Labour Standards
Speaker, McMillan's Annual Employment and Labour Seminar, Toronto, Ontario
August 2018
Puff Puff Pass-ed: What Employers Need to Know About Cannabis Legalization
Cannabis Legalization, McMillan Webinar
October 2017
Top 10 cases of 2017
Speaker, McMillan's Annual Employment and Labour, Toronto, Ontario
May 1, 2017
Share Purchase and Asset Purchase Transactions
Employment and Labour Considerations
CACE Future Leaders Conference, Montreal, QC
October 2016
Should it Stay or Should it Go? Litigation Holds
Corporate Counsel Series Webinar
October 2016
Dealing with the Invisible: Mental Health Accommodation
Speaker, McMillan's Annual Employment and Labour Seminar, Toronto, Ontario
April 2016
Employee Privacy & Data Protection upon Employee Departure
Speaker, Association of Corporate Counsel
September 2015
Thinking Outside the Box: An Employer's Guide to Rethinking the Traditional Employment Relationship
Speaker, McMillan's Annual Employment and Labour Seminar, Toronto, Ontario