Employment Law Strategies


TGC is a Vancouver law firm dedicated to all aspects of Employment Law.

Our lawyers have experience in the courtroom and at the negotiating table.

Tevlin Gleadle Curtis is the pre-eminent employment law firm in British Columbia.  We provide advice and legal services to clients across Canada. The firm’s clients include employees, groups of employees, employers and contractors. Our clientele spans a diverse range of markets, economies and industries.

Employment Law Practice Areas

Our lawyers have substantial experience with all aspects of employment law. We routinely conduct wrongful dismissal claims, contract negotiations, and Human Rights complaints.

The Tevlin Gleadle Curtis team has extensive experience in trial and appeal courts in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Ontario.   Tevlin Gleadle Curtis lawyers have appeared in the Supreme Court of Canada in a number of important employment law cases including most recently in the case of Matthews and Ocean Nutrition.

We also have experience with administrative tribunals, mediation, arbitration, and other forms of dispute resolution.

For over a decade, we have been at the forefront of the unique and poorly-understood world of compensation issues relating to physicians who practice in a publicly-funded health care setting across multiple Canadian provinces.

Our practice also includes the conduct of workplace investigations.

Employment Law Strategies

Whether in court or in negotiation, we employ effective employment law strategies to achieve real results for our clients.

We also pride ourselves on creativity and our peers recognize us for this attribute as well.  You can count on us to take a holistic approach to your claim with a view to professionally and aggressively pursuing the best possible outcome that the circumstances of your case will allow.

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


Fred Wynne successful before Human Rights Tribunal

TGC lawyer Fred Wynne brought a successful Human Rights complaint for discrimination in a tenancy arising from the failure of a landlord to properly address a mould problem in a residential unit. In a decision released on August 30, 2022, the Human Rights Tribunal awarded Fred’s client damages for injury to dignity as well as … Continued

Sean Tevlin rejoins TGC

TGC is pleased to welcome Sean Tevlin back to the team. Sean did his summer articles at TGC as a law student. Sean rejoins us as lawyer with significant experience in the area of labour and employment law. Stay tuned for more details about Sean and his work at TGC.

David McWhinnie recognized in ‘Best Lawyers’ publication for third year in a row

TGC lawyer David McWhinnie has been included in the 2023 edition of the ‘Best Lawyers in Canada’ publication in the category of Labour and Employment Law. This is the third straight year that David has received this recognition. ‘Best Lawyers’ relies on peer reviews and so David sincerely appreciates both being nominated and recognized. You … Continued

David McWhinnie in the North Shore News

TGC lawyer David McWhinnie appeared in a recent article in the North Shore News about the destruction of a residential heritage property. David and Fred Wynne were acting as special prosecutors on behalf of the District of North Vancouver to bring charges against parties involved in the destruction of that property. These types of prosecutions … Continued