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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

When a theft is not a theft: heed the tale of the Nigerian email scam, fun park funds, and failed allegations of after-acquired cause

  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 3 2014

Brenda Dennis worked as a security manager for the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation ("OLGC") for over 13 years. She was also a member of the

Social media and the workplace

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Canada
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  • August 5 2014

Social media has transformed almost every aspect of daily life; employment relationships are no exception. Employers have addressed these novel

Les relations du travail à l'ère des médias sociaux

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Canada
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  • August 5 2014

La place prépondérante que les réseaux sociaux ont prise dans la vie courante des gens au cours des dernières années s’est également illustrée au sein

Keep your Facebook comments to yourselfor better yet, don’t put them out there at all!

  • Stewart McKelvey
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  • Canada
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  • July 16 2014

The grievor was a crane operator with three years seniority. He complained about a co-worker (a "stocker") on Facebook. Other co-workers who were

Human resources management in the era of social media

  • Langlois Kronstrom Desjardins LLP
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  • Canada
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  • June 17 2014

Just a few short years ago, not many of us could have imagined the extent to which the Internet and social media now play a major role in our society

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