Fred Wynne joins TGC

TGC is pleased to announce that lawyer Fred Wynne has joined the team. Fred brings to TGC a wealth of experience dealing with labour and employment matters. Fred has been lead counsel on a number of foundational employment and Human Rights decisions, but he is also a problem solver who is skilled at finding negotiated … Continued

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TGC Best in Canada for a third year in a row

TGC is proud to announce that for the third year in a row it has been voted Best in Canada for Employment & Labour Law Boutiques by the readers of Canada HRReporter. Thanks to everyone who voted for our firm. We are honoured and humbled by your support, and we will be working hard to … Continued

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TGC ranked as “Recommended” by Doyle’s Guide

TGC is proud to have been ranked as “Recommended” by Doyle’s Guide, a world-wide lawyer ranking service, in the category of “Leading Employment Law Firms (Employee & Union Representation) – British Columbia, 2020”. In this category Doyle’s Guide recognizes employment law firms that have been recommended by other B.C. employment lawyers for their expertise and … Continued

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Jenson Leung receives top privacy credential

TGC lawyer Jenson Leung is now a Certified Information Privacy Professional (Canada) or “CIPP”. CIPP is the privacy industry’s leading credential. This certification recognizes recipients’ strong understanding of global concepts of privacy and data protection law and practice including: jurisdictional laws, regulations and enforcement models; essential privacy concepts and principals; legal requirements for handling and … Continued

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Steven Barker wins at WCAT (again)

TGC lawyer Steven Barker has successfully represented an employee at the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal. On April 17, 2020, the Tribunal rejected an appeal brought by the employer and upheld an underlying wage loss benefits decision in favour of the employee. The issue on appeal was whether the employee was entitled to continued wage loss … Continued

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Steven Barker wins WCAT case

TGC lawyer Steven Barker has successfully represented an employee at the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal. The Tribunal rejected an appeal brought by the employer and upheld an underlying discriminatory action decision in favour of the employee. The discriminatory action complaint arose from an allegation that the employee was terminated for attempting to address bullying and … Continued

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TGC is open

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

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Steven Barker and Spencer Sloane present lecture on Employment Law

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

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Steven Barker defends application to dismiss Human Rights complaint

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

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