A litigator, negotiator, author and speaker, François-Nicolas is appreciated both for his interpersonal and communication skills as well as his knowledge labour relations. He has been nominated in recent editions of The Best Lawyers in Canada in Labour and Employment Law. He is co-author of the reference book Les droits de la personne et les relations du travail published by Éditions Yvon Blais.
François-Nicolas joined Monette Barakett as a student in 1998. He has been a partner at the firm since 2008. As the artist of the office, his interest in design and contemporary art greatly contributes to the aesthetics of our new premises at Place Ville-Marie.
Since the beginning of his career, François-Nicolas has had a real passion for labour law. A perfectly bilingual litigator, he acts as an employer attorney and represents some of Quebec’s largest employers, especially in grievance arbitration, before the Administrative Labour Tribunal and higher courts. He is particularly interested in the reorganization of work in the health network and social services (Bill 30), as well as human rights in labour relations. He has negotiated numerous collective agreements in both the public and private sectors.
published in 2017 by Éditions Yvon Blais (updated – twice a year)
published in 2014 by Éditions Yvon Blais
published in 2011 by Éditions Yvon Blais
In the process of publication
Trade union reorganization
The Duty to Accommodate
Disciplinary and non-disciplinary measures