With over 20 years of experience, Steve advises employers on a full range of labour and employment matters.
He provides labour advice and representation for unionized workforces, including in grievance arbitrations, matters before the Labour Relations Board, and collective bargaining.
He also has significant experience dealing with post-termination matters, including bringing and defending non-competition injunctions.
His broad range of expertise includes:
- dismissals and discipline
- employment contracts and policies
- collective agreements and bargaining
- human rights issues
- employment standards
- WorkSafe matters
Steve has acted as counsel in the Provincial, Supreme Court and Court of Appeal for British Columbia, and before the Human Rights Tribunal, Labour Relations Board, Workers Compensation Appeal Tribunal, Employment Standards Tribunal and the Employment Insurance Commission.
Prior to joining BLG as an articling student in 1996, Steve was a law clerk for six justices of the British Columbia Supreme Court in 1995 and 1996.