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Can a Facebook post cost an employer a million bucks? Stay tuned

  • Stewart McKelvey
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  • Canada
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  • February 3 2014

The City of Oshawa is being sued for breach of confidentiality, breach of contract and invasion of privacy after information about a former

Protecting an employer’s LinkedIn network: Whitmar Publications Ltd v Gamage & Ors

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada, United Kingdom
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  • September 4 2013

The England and Wales High Court (Chancery Division) recently granted an interlocutory injunction restraining former employees from, among

Will the LinkedIn injunction come to Canada?

  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
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  • Canada, United Kingdom
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  • August 12 2013

While the Rolodex may be a thing of the past, its functional successor lives on in social networking sites such as LinkedIn. It's no surprise then

Facing the consequences of Facebook

  • Bull Housser & Tupper LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 31 2013

You can’t “ignore” the fact that Facebook use in Canada is on the rise. According to a recent survey by Media Technology Monitor, 63 of Internet

Facebook posts about co-worker protected by human rights law

  • McMillan LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 22 2013

Further clarity regarding the application of human rights protections to workplace-related social media postings has emerged following a recent

Facebook posting about co-worker workplace harassment

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 11 2013

In a recent case the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal (the "Tribunal") found that a Facebook posting about a co-worker's Mexican heritage was prohibited

The British Columbia Court of Appeal applies R. v. Cole reasoning in R. v. McNeice

  • Davis LLP
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  • Canada
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  • June 24 2013

In R. V. Cole an employer (school Board) seized an employee’s work laptop (owned by the school Board) and provided it to the police. The Supreme Court

Facebook postings fair game for employers

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • June 19 2013

Can employers use information from their employees' Facebook pages in managing the employment relationship? Not an age-old question, but one debated

Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, YouTube and personal email accounts.how far can an employer go when it comes to using their contents as evidence against an employee?

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
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  • May 7 2013

With the proliferation of social media, employers are more and more tempted to resort to their employees' personal accounts so as to obtain valuable

Social media & employees: when every little thing is searchable

  • Dentons
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  • Canada, USA
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  • December 9 2012

The scope of an employer’s right to discipline and terminate an employee for indiscreet or inappropriate remarks in social media is far from settled