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.
TGC remains open and our clients will continue to receive legal services during this difficult time. We are monitoring the situation with COVID-19 and will be adjusting our operations to keep our clients, employees, and community safe including through increased use of telephone and remote work. We will provide updates as the situation develops. Please … Continued
TGC lawyer Steven Barker and articling student Spencer Sloane gave a lecture for the Amici Curiae Friendship Society on Tuesday evening at the Law Courts Center. Steven and Spencer provided the program’s volunteers with an Employment Law 101 crash course running the gamut of civil and statutory issues facing employees and employers in this province. … Continued
TGC lawyer Steven Barker has successfully defended an employee at the BC Human Rights Tribunal from an application to dismiss his complaint. The complaint arose from an allegation that the employer discriminated against the employee in the course of a job application. The employer unsuccessfully sought to have the employee’s complaint dismissed. Claims of discrimination … Continued
TGC lawyer David McWhinnie has successfully defended an employer at trial from a claim of constructive dismissal. The claim arose from a letter to the employee in which the employer raised performance concerns. The employee claimed that she had been constructively dismissed as a consequence. In dismissing the employee’s claim the trial judge noted that: … Continued