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Employment Law
Labour Relations Law
Human Rights Law

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Workers’ Compensation Law
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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.

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

Is your non-compete agreement enforceable?

Restrictive covenants, or non-compete agreements, are tools that employers can use to restrict employees' employment opportunities when they leave a company. Their purpose is to protect proprietary information and prevent workers from using their knowledge to compete...

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Wrongful Dismissal can be a confusing term

Employees in Vancouver who were dismissed might be unsure about their legal rights. Confusion about the term wrongful termination or dismissal exists in British Columbia and across Canada. Before taking steps against an employer, the employee should understand what...

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Workplace violence is not restricted to physical assault

Studies indicate that violence in any workplace is a matter of significant concern across Canada, including British Columbia. Many employers and employees associate  violence with physical assault, but it includes other acts such as threats, abuse and intimidation....

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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