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. Rhéaume currently chairs the Fondation de la Commission scolaire de Montréal, whose mission is to promote, encourage, and finance projects with a view to offering complementary services to students.