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 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 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
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
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.