Jodie Gauthier


Background & Experience


Jodie Gauthier represents predominantly union clients in the areas of labour, human rights, employment standards and workers’ compensation. She has represented clients before various administrative tribunals, in labour arbitrations and at the Supreme Court of British Columbia. She has also provided legal representation to workers engaged in work in Canada through the temporary foreign worker program.

Upon receiving her law degree at UBC, Jodie articled with a non-profit social justice law firm in Vancouver where she assisted clients with poverty law issues and workers who had experienced mistreatment by their employers. She joined Koskie Glavin Gordon as an associate in the fall of 2011.

Jodie is the Chair of the Student Sponsorship Committee with the Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers (CALL-ACAMS). She has previously volunteered with such organizations as West Coast LEAF and the Vancouver Association for the Survivors of Torture (VAST), and while a student at UBC law completed a summer placement with a community organization that provided legal advice and assistance to farmworkers working in the Fraser Valley.



Representative Matters

Jodie has represented clients in matters relating to labour and employment, human rights, employment standards, administrative law, employment insurance and workers’ compensation.


  • Juris Doctor – University of British Columbia, 2010
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) – University of Alberta, 2006

Bar Locations

  • British Columbia


  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member, Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association

Awards & Rankings

  • Katherine Genevieve MacDougall Memorial Prize, UBC
  • Auriol Gurner Young Memorial Award in Law, UBC


  • The Significance of Place of Origin and Non-Discrimination in International Employment Relationships - Carol Whittome, Charles Gordon and Jodie Gauthier- (November 24, 2011)
  • We’re All In This Together: Issues in Class and Group Human Rights Complaints - Carol Whittome and Jodie Gauthier - (November 20, 2014)

Speaking Engagements

"Issues in Group and Class Complaints" - The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia - Human Rights 2014 Conference - (November 20, 2014)

“Bringing Up BC: The Negative Impacts of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program on Vulnerable Workers and Proposals for Regional Action” - Conference on Temporary Migrant Workers - Simon Fraser University (October 8, 2015)

“Changing Families, Changing Rules: The latest cases and best practices on adjusting work schedules and other accommodations” - Lancaster House Human Rights and Accommodation Conference (April 20, 2017)