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

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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

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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.

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E.P. v. SAP Canada Inc.

  TGC Lawyers Kemily Ho and Blair Curtis were successful counsel in this wrongful dismissal case which was decided in November of 2016. Ms. Ho and Mr. Curtis won judgment of 12 months’ notice for a 45 year old employee with almost 10 years of service. Madam Justice Beames ruled that the employee was entitled to compensation for the … Continued

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Martin Sheard and Steven Barker win aggravated damages

   TGC lawyers Martin Sheard and Steven Barker won aggravated damages for an employee who was challenging her termination by her former employer Canada Shineray Suppliers Group Inc. The employer was alleging, amongst other things, that it had just cause for termination. In her decision, Madam Justice Fisher found that the employer had not established just cause and also … Continued

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Martin Sheard to Co-Chair CLEBC Presentation with Valerie Dixon of Miller Thomson

Martin Sheard and Valerie Dixon (of Miller Thomson LLP) will co-chair a presentation of the Continuing Legal Education Society of BC entitled “ending the employment relationship.”  This presentation is aimed at lawyers who do not specialize in employment law, but wish to have a better understanding of the basic concepts involved. Course information, including instructions for … Continued

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