JODIE GAUTHIER practices labour, administrative and human rights law.
Prior to joining Black Gropper Jodie worked for a Vancouver labour law firm, where she represented public and private sector unions in labour arbitration, before provincial and federal tribunals and at the BC Supreme Court. She has also supported clients engaged in mediation and investigation processes. Jodie has a wide range of experience providing advice and representation on matters such as collective agreement interpretation, collective bargaining, workplace safety, disability benefits and human rights.
Jodie graduated from UBC Law in 2010 and developed an interest in labour law after providing legal support to non-unionized farmworkers and tree planters as a law student and during her articles at a non-profit social justice law firm. She has volunteered with the Migrant Workers Centre, the Vancouver Association for Survivors of Torture (VAST) and the Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers (CALL-ACAMS). Jodie has a particular interest in the labour rights of migrant workers and the impact of climate change on workers and unions.
Jodie has provided legal education on a variety of topics such as accommodation, grievance handling and workplace rights.
In her spare time Jodie enjoys running and reading.