Quebec employer first to be criminally convicted in death of worker

Transpavé pleads guilty to charges under Bill C-45, the 'corporate killing' law, after 23-year-old worker killed
||Last Updated: 02/19/2008

A Quebec employer is the first in the country to be convicted for criminal charges in a workplace death.

Transpavé, a manufacturer of concrete blocks in Saint-Eustache, Que., pleaded guilty to criminal charges in the death of 23-year-old Steve L'Ecuyer in October 2005.