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Termination for Facebook post upheld by arbitrator despite absence of social media policy

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 14 2015

The recent decision of United Steelworkers of America, Local 9548 v Tenaris Algoma Tubes Inc, 2014 CanLII 26445 (ON LA) provides an example of how a

New challenges for old laws: B.C. Court considers employee misuse of social media

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 29 2015

The Supreme Court of British Columbia's ruling in Kim v. International Triathlon Union (International Triathlon Union) is the first reported court

Google: not a replacement for individualized accommodation

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 26 2015

It may be convenient and easy to use, but you cannot find the answer to everything on the Internet. As one employer recently learned, Google

Terminated for tweeting: a tale of two Toronto firefighters

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 21 2015

When used properly, social media can be a powerful tool for connecting individuals, marketing businesses and mobilizing the masses behind a cause

Cyberbullyingdistribution of intimate images

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 20 2015

Cyberbullying and other forms of harassment are an all too common part of online life. In October 2014, Pew Research Center reported that forty

“Unfriend me”: social media, discipline and discharge

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Canada
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  • January 13 2015

It is no secret that social media platforms are changing the way we communicate, the way we inform ourselves, and the way we do business. In fact

Wrongfuldismissal: social media in the spotlight

  • Stewart McKelvey
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  • Canada
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  • November 27 2014

We recently reported on a decision that we believe is the first Twitter disciplinary decision in a grievance arbitration in our blog Putting out a

Fake e-mail to other employees results in criminal mischief conviction

  • Dentons
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  • Canada
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  • November 25 2014

An Ontario employee has been convicted of criminal mischief after sending a fake e-mail to fellow employees, degrading another co-worker. The

Applications for leave to appeal dismissed

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 2 2014

On appeal from the judgment of the Court of Appeal for Quebec pronounced March 10, 2014. In 2002 and 2003, the Fédération des médecins spécialistes

Emails do not create a fixed-term contract

  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 22 2014

With the increasing use of email during the recruitment process, it is possible that certain terms of an employment relationship will be first