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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, Q.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.
In British Columbia, men and women who do the same work are entitled to the same remuneration. Unfortunately, even in this day and age, wage discrimination based on sex or gender continues in some workplaces. In these cases, workers may be entitled to seek relief by...
Employers have a duty to provide their employees with a safe work environment. Section 21 of the Workers Compensation Act states that employers must remedy any workplace condition that is hazardous to the health or safety of their employees. It is therefore prudent...
Workplace bullying and harassment happen more often than one can imagine, and their effects are vast. In a 2018 study conducted by Statistics Canada, 19% of women and 13% of men reported having experienced harassment in their workplace. The statistics of bullying in...
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