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Overholt Law Breakfast Seminar - October 5, 2016

Overholt Law

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 from 7:30 AM to 10:00 AM (PDT)

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Disability Management and Employee Absenteeism
How to Manage and Minimize the Risk of Claims and Liability for Damages

We are pleased to invite you to our employment and labour law seminar on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at the Terminal City Club. 

Registration for this event is now closed. If you have any questions, please contact Laura Thomas at 604-676-4183 or


Terminal City Club
837 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, B.C.  V6C 1B6


This seminar is complimentary.


7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. 
Registration and Breakfast

8:00 a.m.
Welcome and Introductions
Carman J. Overholt, Q.C.

8:05 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. 
Contractual Issues
- Frustration of Contract
- Abandonment of Employment as cause for Dismissal
Cameron R. Wardell 

8:35 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Human Rights and Workers' Compensation Claims  
- Disability and Accommodation
- Return to Work Agreements
- Last Chance Agreements
Jennifer S. Kwok

9:00 a.m. – 9:10 a.m. 
Health Break

9:10 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Medical Information and Privacy
Preston I.A.D. Parsons

9:30 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.
- Insurance Issues and Possible Double Recovery

- Maintaining Benefits During a Medical Leave
- Human Resources Best Practices
Carman J. Overholt, Q.C.

9:50 a.m. 
Closing Remarks
Door Prize Draw

10:00 a.m. 



Carman J. Overholt, Q.C.
Founder, Overholt Law
Carman Overholt is the founder of Overholt Law and has extensive experience in all aspects of employment law, labour relations law and civil litigation. Carman works closely with senior management and human resources management professionals to ensure employers comply with legislation and to assist them with prevention and resolution of employment disputes.
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Jennifer Kwok
Lawyer, Overholt Law
Jennifer practises in the firm's core areas of labour relations law, employment law, occupational health and safety, and human rights law. Jennifer's practice involves advising both employers and employees on a wide range of workplace matters such as hiring and termination issues, discipline and human rights complaints, various occupational health and safety topics, and workplace bullying and harassment issues.
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Preston Parsons
Lawyer, Overholt Law
Preston practises in the firm's core areas of labour relations law, employment law, and human rights law. Preston takes great care in advising both employers and employees with an emphasis on taking proactive steps to avoid problems and disputes from arising wherever possible.
Read full bio here.

Cameron Wardell
Lawyer, Overholt Law
Cam's practice focuses on litigation in labour and employment disputes, including wrongful dismissals, termination grievances and conflicts involving restrictive covenants. Cam also assists employers with collective bargaining and associated matters in labour relations, including disputes arising from strike action or picket lines and allegations of unfair labour practices.
Read full bio here.

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When & Where

Terminal City Club
837 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V6C 1B6

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 from 7:30 AM to 10:00 AM (PDT)

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Overholt Law

Overholt Law is a trusted law firm serving the needs of businesses, organizations, agencies and individuals who require advice and legal representation with regard to issues involving employment law, labour relations and commercial disputes. We offer clients the breadth and depth of experience and knowledge to undertake even the most complex of issues, and we are committed to making our clients' experience in working with us a positive one.

Please contact Overholt Law at 778-653-7561 to schedule an appointment.

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