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 lawyer Ian Kennedy, acting for an employer, successfully overturned a decision by the Director of Employment Standards that would have treated two employees as labourers rather than farm workers for the purposes of overtime and statutory holiday pay. This decision is significant for the employer and for other employers in the same area and does not appear to have been … Continued
TGC lawyer Ian Kennedy and articled student Ania Konikowski won 20 months’ notice for a 61 year old, long-serving employee in a recent decision of the British Columbia Supreme Court. You can read the decision here:judge-burke-re-bishop-v-rexel-canada-electrical-inc-12-15-3 Madam Justice Burke rejected the employer’s arguments that the employee had resigned instead of being fired and that … Continued
TGC lawyer Kemily Ho obtained judgment for 12 months’ notice for a 45 year old manager with just under 10 years of service. Madam Justice Beames ruled that the employee was entitled to compensation for the following items on top of his base salary for his notice period: a pro-rata portion of an annual bonus; employer contributions … Continued
TGC is pleased to welcome back Iman Hosseini. Iman previously completed his summer Articles at TGC and is now joining us for his full Articles. Iman will be assisting TGC lawyers on a number of cases over the coming year. His bio page is currently under construction – check back for more information about Iman.