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Rhéaume Perrault Montréal Partner/Associé

Rhéaume Perreault

Partner Fasken
Human capital is the key to success of any organization. Therefore, it should be nurtured and not neglected.
Jurisdiction Québec, 1997
Language(s) French, English
Office(s) Montréal


 Rhéaume Perreault is a negotiator, speaker, seasoned lawyer, certified human resources professional and certified administrator specialized in labour law.  For the past several years he has been listed as one of the leading lawyers in Canada in labour and employment law.  He represents employers from the private, public and municipal sectors in addition to not-for-profit organizations.

Rhéaume advises clients on labour relations, labour standards, grievance arbitration, protection of personal information, certification, crisis management, human rights and employment injuries. He regularly intervenes to provide strategic advice to different organizations in complex situations involving human capital (ex., unionization campaign, drug problem, reorganization, harassment, theft of industrial secrets, etc.). He counsels a number of pan-Canadian organizations and federations.

A seasoned negotiator during collective bargaining, he regularly appears before the courts. 

He devotes considerable time to professional development, often participating in specialized conferences and delivering in-house corporate training. Rhéaume has expertise on the effect of technological change on the rights and obligations of organizations and advises businesses and delivers seminars on the impact of social media. 

Rhéaume is also a well-known author who has published a number of works and hundreds of articles. 

Engagement is one of his core values. He sat on the boards of community and charitable organizations for several years, including the Baluchon Alzheimer.


Client Work

  • Veolia Canada negotiates a single collective agreement applying to 15 different workplaces throughout Québec, covering approximately 500 workers,
  • City of Blainville succeeds in tribunal against allegations that the city had illegally carried out temporary layoffs of permanent Union employees,
  • FLS Transport files a major lawsuit concerning restrictive covenants and unfair competition, Ongoing since July 2020
  • Molson Coors in a grievance under the new article 41.1 of the Act Respecting Labour Standards,
  • Influence Communication acquires Communication DEMO,
  • The arbitration tribunal rules in favor of the City of Blainville in the context of allegations by the Canadian Union of Public Employees that the city had illegally carried out temporary layoffs of permanent Union employees covered by job security packages,
  • Collective agreement negotiations for Stella-Jones’ 250 workers,

Career & Education


  • LLB Université du Québec à Montréal
  • BA Université de Montréal

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Québec Bar
  • Member, Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines agréés
  • Member, Ordre des administrateurs agréés du Québec


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