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 Spencer Sloane has won a seven-day trial on behalf of an employee who claimed against his former employer for wrongful dismissal, aggravated damages, and penalty costs. The case involved the termination of a fixed-term employment contract and included a rare award of aggravated damages and a penalty award under Rule 20(5) of the … Continued
TGC lawyer David McWhinnie has successfully defended an employer from a complaint that it took prohibited action against an employee. In his decision the WorkSafeBC adjudicator found that: “If anything, it seems to me that the employer went out of its way to find work for the worker … in spite of the worker’s very … Continued
TGC lawyer Fred Wynne is quoted in the most recent edition of The Lawyer’s Daily in an article addressing changes to B.C.’s workers’ compensation legislation. Fred is regularly interviewed by The Lawyer’s Daily for his experience and insight when it comes to matters that are important to workers in British Columbia. You can find the … Continued
TGC lawyer Blair Curtis is proud to have been recommended by Doyle’s Guide, a world-wide lawyer ranking service, in the category of “Leading Employment Lawyers (Employee & Union Representation) – British Columbia, 2022“. Doyle’s Guide recognizes individual employment lawyers and employment law firms that have been recommended by other B.C. employment lawyers for their expertise … Continued