Tevlin Gleadle Curtis Employment Law Strategies

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

Tevlin Gleadle Curtis is the pre-eminent employment law firm in British Columbia.  We provide advice and legal services to clients across Canada. The firm’s clients include employees, groups of employees, employers and contractors. Our clientele spans a diverse range of markets, economies and industries.

Employment Law Practice Areas

Our lawyers have substantial experience with all aspects of employment law. We routinely conduct wrongful dismissal claims, contract negotiations, and Human Rights complaints.

The Tevlin Gleadle Curtis team has extensive experience in trial and appeal courts in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Ontario.   Tevlin Gleadle Curtis lawyers have appeared in the Supreme Court of Canada in a number of important employment law cases including most recently in the case of Matthews and Ocean Nutrition.

We also have experience with administrative tribunals, mediation, arbitration, and other forms of dispute resolution.

For over a decade, we have been at the forefront of the unique and poorly-understood world of compensation issues relating to physicians who practice in a publicly-funded health care setting across multiple Canadian provinces.

Our practice also includes the conduct of workplace investigations.

Employment Law Strategies

Whether in court or in negotiation, we employ effective employment law strategies to achieve real results for our clients.  People often comment to us that they want a ‘bulldog’ and they have heard that describes us well.  We disagree.  Tenacity is only one of the tools at our disposal, we only employ it when warranted.  Many deals are done quickly, amicably and on the basis of our reputation as a leading firm in our practice area.

We also pride ourselves on creativity, and our peers recognize us for this attribute as well.  You can count on us to take a holistic approach to your claim, always with a view to professionally and aggressively pursuing the best possible outcome that the circumstances of your case will allow.

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 investigation

Workplace Investigations

We have experience conducting comprehensive and efficient workplace investigations.

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physician workplace law

Physician Workplace Law

Physicians in Canada practice medicine within a complex framework of laws, regulations, bylaws, and professional and ethical requirements.

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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

Human Rights Tribunal institutes emergency pause on applications to dismiss

The Human Rights Tribunal has suspended the process by which a party can apply to dismiss a Human Rights complaint prior to a full hearing. Effective immediately, no application to dismiss a Human Rights complaint will be accepted by the Human Rights Tribunal. This will not apply to parties who have already been given a … Continued

Court upholds workplace vaccine mandate

The High Court of New Zealand released a timely decision on workplace vaccine mandates on September 24, 2021. In this case an employee of the New Zealand Customs Service was terminated from her employment for failing to comply with a workplace vaccine mandate. The employee argued that the vaccine mandate violated the New Zealand Bill … Continued

Blair Curtis recognized as one of ‘Three Best Rated’ employment lawyers in Vancouver

TGC Lawyer Blair Curtis has been recognized as one of the ‘Three Best Rated’ employment lawyers in Vancouver for the third year in a row. You can read the full review here. The ‘Three Best Rated’ review is notable because it does not involve payment of a fee for either the listing or the use … Continued

TGC one of Canada’s top firms for Sexual Harassment Law

TGC has been recognized by Upcity as being one of the top sexual harassment law firms in Canada. TGC is proud to receive this recognition. You can find the posting here. Our lawyers have experience representing clients who are dealing with sexual harassment in the workplace. We also have experience with workplace investigations.