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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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

Kong v. Vancouver Chinese Baptist Church, 2015 BCSC 1328 (CanLII)

This wrongful dismissal trial followed the summary trial decision that the plaintiff could bring a claim for wrongful dismissal. In the result, the plaintiff was awarded the equivalent of 12 months’ notice after less than two years employment. The plaintiff was also awarded $30,000 in aggravated damages.

Elizabeth Gleadle wins gold in the women’s javelin

Elizabeth Gleadle won gold in the women’s javelin throw at the Pan Am Track and Field games in Toronto today.

Nikkel v. The College of Pharmacists of British Columbia, 2015 BCSC 1720 (CanLII)

In this case, Blair Curtis represented the plaintiff, who was awarded 16 months pay in lieu of notice for wrongful dismissal. The judge rejected the former employer’s arguments seeking deductions on account of contingency for future re-employment, and failure to mitigate. Blair’s client was found to be entitled to the full severance amount.

Hall v. Quicksilver Resources Canada Inc., 2015 BCCA 291

At trial, Martin won over $100,000 for his client as well as interest and Costs. On appeal, the Trial Judge’s finding on liability was upheld, though varied.