Andrew Nathan  

Associate

Executive Summary

Andrew Nathan is an associate in our Labour and Employment Group in our Vancouver office. Andrew's practice involves all aspects of labour and employment law, including employment contracts and policies, dismissals and discipline, collective agreements and bargaining, human rights complaints, employment standards matters and WorkSafe complaints.

Andrew has appeared at all levels of court in British Columbia, as well as in labour arbitrations and mediations.

Andrew has assisted in the research and writing of a number of publications, including the CLE's annual publication on Employment Law.

Representative Work

  • ​Successfully applied to dismiss a human rights complaint on the basis that it was untimely and not in the public interest to accept the complaint, Soares Da Costa v. John Casablancas Institute, 2018 BCHRT 168.
  • Successfully defended the employer from a wrongful dismissal action on the basis of just cause for dismissal, Tsaiv. Bell Mobility Inc., 2017 BCPC 343.
  • Assisted in defending a manufacturing company at arbitration and before the Labour Relations Board in a matter involving video surveillance of employees, Armtec Limited Partnership v. Construction and Specialized Workers Union, 2016 BCCAAA 90 and 154, 2017 BCLRBD 23.
  • Assisted in the successful dismissal of a human rights complaint on the basis that it had no reasonable prospect of success, Carmody v. BC Hydro, 2017 BCHRT 277.
  • Assisted in the successful dismissal of a labour grievance relating to a paid leave entitlement, "British Columbia Government and Service Employees' Union v. Legal Service Society (Family Illness Leave Grievance), [2016] B.C.C.A.A.A. No. 133.
  • Assisted in defending an employer from a discriminatory action complaint before the Workers' Compensation Appeal Tribunal.
  • Assisted in defending a non-solicitation and confidentiality injunction.

Publications & Presentations