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Overholt Law LLP is a Vancouver-based boutique firm providing high-quality advice and representation in the areas of employment and labour law. Our team is comprised of dedicated and committed professionals who help clients navigate through complex legal issues within the workplace.
Under the leadership of senior lawyer, Carman J. Overholt, K.C., our lawyers have built a solid reputation and proven track record for resolving employment and other legal disputes. We leverage our knowledge and skill as experienced litigators to deliver fair, effective solutions to issues that impact the everyday lives of our clients.
Our firm is a true workplace law boutique. We practice in both employment and labour law. We have deep experience advising both employers and employees.
Having worked extensively on all sides of workplace disputes, we are able to offer comprehensive and creative solutions to even the most complex legal problems in the modern workplace.
Types of reasonable accommodations employees may request
Employees with medical conditions and disabilities can perform their jobs as well as anyone else, but they may need accommodations. As an employer in Canada, you have a duty to provide these accommodations under many circumstances, so it can help to know what these...
What types of work accidents are the most common?
Every occupation comes with some injury risk, whether someone sits behind a desk or works in a safety-sensitive work environment. No matter where a work-related accident happens, it can have a tremendous impact on workers and their families. Below, we look at some...
Conducting effective and fair workplace investigations
When issues regarding safety, harassment or discrimination arise in a business, employers may need to conduct a workplace investigation. An employer's failure to conduct a proper investigation can make an already complicated situation much worse for an organization...
When you turn to our firm for assistance, we promise you straightforward advice and an intelligent, practical approach to resolving all types of workplace disputes including:
- Wrongful terminations
- Human rights complaints
- Issues arising in unionized environments
- Restrictive covenants
- Contracts and severance packages
- Workers’ Compensation matters
- Occupational health and safety issues
- Privacy issues