Our Work

Mac’s Convenience Stores

Four foreign workers have started a class action in the Supreme Court of British Columbia against Mac’s Convenience Stores, Overseas Immigration Services Inc., Overseas Career and Consulting Services Ltd. and Trident Immigration Services Ltd.

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HD Mining

When an offshore mining company was given permission to staff its entire mine with temporary foreign workers, the lawyers of Koskie Glavin Gordon acted for two unions in bringing a challenge before the Federal Court. The result was that the Federal Government made revisions to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program.

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Denny’s

In the first class-action lawsuit in Canada under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, the lawyers of Koskie Glavin Gordon succeeded in getting class certification and settlement worth $1.4 million on behalf of foreign workers at Denny’s Restaurants.

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Weyerhaeuser

Representing the United Steel-Workers, Local 1-423 on behalf of a group of its disabled members, our lawyers achieved a finding that Weyerhaeuser Co. terminated them mere months before a mill closure to avoid paying them the severance payments they were entitled to under the collective agreement.

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Brewers’ Distributor Ltd.

Our lawyers acted for the Brewery Winery & Distillery Workers Local 300 in successfully challenging the employer’s interpretation of the pension plan up to the BC Supreme Court, in a case that resulted in over a million dollars in additional pension benefits flowing to the workers.

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Catalyst CCAA

Our lawyers acted for the Catalyst Salaried Employees and Pensioners Group (CSEP) in the CCAA proceedings of Catalyst Paper to protect the pension plan members’ benefits resulting in a revised restructuring plan under which the Salaried Pension Plan continued to operate with no pension losses to our clients.  

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