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Employment Law
Labour Relations Law
Human Rights Law

Professional Discipline

 OH&S Lawyers

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Fiduciary Duties And
Shareholder Disputes
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Pension
And Benefits

Trusted Legal Advisors
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

Workplace investigation procedures in British Columbia

When near-misses or specific incidents occur in British Columbia workplaces, employers must carry out investigations according to the procedures prescribed by WorkSafeBC. Workplace investigations involve four stages. Incidents requiring investigations include...

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Wrongful Dismissal Pursuant to the Canada Labour Code

Federally regulated employees are subject to the terms of the Canada Labour Code. The Canada Labour Code's provisions for addressing alleged wrongful dismissal are unique. Section 240(1) of the Canada Labour Code provides that a person who has been dismissed and...

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4 factors to consider in a severance offer

The success of a company generally lies in the strength of its operational documents. These documents can range from vendor delivery agreements to various employee handbooks and contracts. A severance offer is a document prepared by the employer that may set out...

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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