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Employment Law
Labour Relations Law
Human Rights Law

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Shareholder Disputes
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In The Modern
Workplace

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.

Insightful Advice.
360° Perspectives.

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.

Latest From Our Labour & Employment Law Blog

City of Kamloops employee complaint dismissed

The British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal recently heard a complaint from an employee of the City of Kamloops (the "City"). The complainant, an employee who was also the son of a former councillor, claimed that he had been discriminated against on the basis of his...

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Single-step union certification to be enacted in B.C.

For British Columbia workers who are concerned about their working conditions, a labour union can be an important tool. Currently, under the British Columbia Labour relations Code in order for a union to be certified, at least 45 percent of workers are required to...

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Can an employee be fired for drug or alcohol addiction?

After a stressful week at work, many employees enjoy a drink or two. Some may even use recreational drugs on their days off. However, when substance use becomes an addiction, should this affect the security of one’s job? Under British Columbia law, does an employer...

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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