Tevlin Gleadle Curtis Employment Law Strategies


We are a law firm based in Vancouver with a practice dedicated to all aspects of Employment Law.
Our lawyers have experience in the courtroom and at the negotiating table.

TGC is a leading, Vancouver-based employment law firm that provides advice and legal services to clients across Canada. Our clients are employees, groups of employees, employers of all sizes, contractors, and others across a diverse range of markets and industries.

Our lawyers have substantial experience with all aspects of employment law including wrongful dismissal claims, contract negotiation, strategic advice, and Human Rights complaints. We have represented employers and employees at all levels of trial and appeal courts in British Columbia, at the Supreme Court of Canada, and at a wide variety of administrative tribunals. We also have experience with mediation, arbitration, and other forms of dispute resolution.

Whether in Court or in negotiation, we employ effective employment law strategies to achieve real results for our clients.

Employment Law Services


Employment Law

The lawyers at our Vancouver office focus on issues affecting employers and employees.

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Wrongful Dismissal

You've been fired. Was your termination lawful?

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Constructive Dismissal

Your title, pay, reporting structure, or other aspect of your job has been changed. Is this constructive dismissal?

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Human Rights

What do employers and employees have to be aware of when it comes to discrimination, bullying, or other workplace issues?

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Class Actions

Class actions can be a powerful tool for dealing with employment issues.

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Workplace Investigations

We have experience conducting comprehensive and efficient workplace investigations.

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Other Employment Law Services

We advise employers and employees on matters including planning and negotiation, executive employment contracts, confidentiality and non-competition issues, shareholder disputes, mergers and acquisitions, and labour and employment injunctions.

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Recent News


Successful Workplace Investigations

TGC Articled Student Kemily Ho attended at a presentation hosted by the CBA Labour and Employment Law section on April 26, 2016, that addressed how to conduct successful workplace investigations. Some important takeaways from the meeting for employers include: (1) Consider a workplace assessment, which is less adversarial than a workplace investigation, in order to limit potential exposure to … Continued

Lessons learned from Tom Brady’s Suspension

  TGC lawyer and football fan Martin Sheard blogs on the reinstatement of Tom Brady’s suspension here.  

Ian Kennedy successfully defends extraordinary remedy

  TGC lawyer Ian Kennedy successfully defended a pre-judgment garnishing order obtained in favour of a client who is bringing an action for wrongful dismissal against his former employer. As set out in the decision, pre-judgment garnishment orders are an extraordinary remedy and require strict compliance with statutory requirements. The level of compliance required to obtain pre-judgment garnishment … Continued

Blair Curtis presents on duty of honesty and good faith

  On April 13, 2016, Blair Curtis and Joe McArthur will be presenting a case update at the Canadian Bar Association Civil Litigation Section meeting. The focus of the meeting will be on the duty of good faith in the performance of contracts following the Supreme Court’s recent decision of Bhasin v. Hrynew, 2014 SCC 71. … Continued