We Moved!

On January 1, 2015, Koskie Glavin Gordon moved to its new offices in downtown Vancouver.  Our new address is 409 Granville Street, Suite 1650.  Our phone and fax numbers remain the same.

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WCAT finds employer threatened employees contrary to the Workers’ Compensation Act

Koskie Glavin Gordon successfully represented two transit operators in companion cases recently released by the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal. The transit operators had taken time off for medical conditions which the employer acknowledged were legitimate. Nevertheless, the employer sent the operators repeated letters threatening their termination if they “continued to miss work for any reason”. …

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Tim Hortons Temporary Foreign Workers Human Rights Complaint Accepted for Filing

Koskie Glavin Gordon is acting as legal counsel for the United Steelworkers whose complaint alleging employment discrimination against temporary foreign workers at a Tim Hortons franchise in Fernie, British Columbia has been accepted for filing by the Human Rights Tribunal of British Columbia As summarized by the Human Rights Tribunal, the complaint alleges discrimination in employment …

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Partner Charles Gordon honoured for defending rights of migrant workers

Koskie Glavin Gordon is pleased to announce that firm partner Charles Gordon has been selected as one of the recipients of the International Solidarity Award by CoDevelopment Canada. This year’s award will be presented to the “Defenders of Justice for Migrant Workers,” including the Construction and Specialized Workers’ Union Local 116, the BC Building Trades, …

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Ian Kennedy called to the Bar of British Columbia

Koskie Glavin Gordon congratulates Ian Kennedy on his recent call to the Bar of British Columbia. Ian articled with the firm after clerking at the B.C. Supreme Court for several judges, including Chief Justice Robert Bauman. We are pleased that Ian will continue with the firm as an Associate.

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Unfair Labour Practice Complaint Results in Remedial Union Certification

Congratulations to the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 230 for being awarded a remedial certification by the Labour Relations Board of British Columbia.  The Union was represented by Daniel Bertrand of Koskie Glavin Gordon. The case, Anchor Cove –and– Storm Coast –and– IBEW Local No. 230, BCLRB No. B91/2014, involved an employer who dismissed …

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