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 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


Kemily Ho sets aside decision to terminate employee for taking nuts

      TGC lawyer Kemily Ho and articling student Iman Hosseini were successful on a judicial review of an arbitrator’s decision that a long-term Air Canada employee should be terminated for cause for taking discarded nuts from a first class cabin. In setting aside the arbitrator’s decision, the Judge expressed “grave doubts” about the arbitrator’s assessment of … Continued

TGC lawyers attend Asia Pacific Judicial Colloquim reception

TGC lawyers David McWhinnie and Kemily Ho and Articling Student Iman Hosseini attended at the welcome reception for the Asia Pacific Judicial Colloquium hosted by the Vancouver Bar Association at the Law Courts Inn on May 31, 2017.    The Colloquium takes place every two years between Justices from the Supreme Courts of Canada, New Zealand and Singapore, … Continued

What employers and employees can learn from the Stewart decision about drug use in the workplace

TGC lawyer Steven Barker assesses an important recent decision of the Supreme Court of Canada   On June 15, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Stewart v. Elk Valley Coal Corp., 2017 SCC 30. The Court, with majority reasons written by Chief Justice McLachlin, upheld a decision of the Alberta Human … Continued

Ian Kennedy defends section 10 complaint

TGC lawyer Ian Kennedy successfully defended a  complaint under section 10 of the Labour Relations Code.  You can read the decision here: Uppal decision IAK. If you are an employer or employee with an employment law question you can contact TGC here.