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Can you keep a secret? Court upholds termination for breach of confidentiality

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 16 2014

A recent decision by the British Columbia Supreme Court demonstrates the Court's willingness to strictly enforce clearly drafted employer policies in

Individual privacy rights trumped by union's freedom of expression

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 19 2013

The Supreme Court of Canada last Friday ruled that a union's right to collect, use and disclose personal information for legitimate labour relations

Are your former employees’ smartphones potential sources of evidence?

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • August 8 2013

One of your employees quits his job and returns his smartphone which contains incriminating information. What can you do with this information? Could

Innovation under siege: definition of innovative drug narrowed for purposes of data protection

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • August 1 2013

The Supreme Court of Canada recently dismissed Takeda Canada Inc.'s application for leave to appeal the decision of the Federal Court of Appeal

Supreme Court of Canada rules on workplace computer pornography: employee privacy rights limit police

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 6 2012

On October 19, 2012, the Supreme Court of Canada issued its ruling in R. v. Cole

Supreme Court of Canada protects cyberbullied youth

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 27 2012

By allowing a 15-year old girl to proceed anonymously in a legal action against her cyberbully, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) has identified the interests of privacy and protection of children from cyberbullying as sufficiently compelling to justify restricting the core interests of the open court principle and a free press

You can now sue for invasion of privacy...sometimes

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • February 1 2012

Does the law recognize a right to sue somebody for invasion of privacy?

Privacy breach class action certified against Durham Region Health

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 20 2011

Class action litigation relating to alleged privacy breaches is on the rise in Canada

The HR space: when can surveillance tapes be used as evidence?

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 25 2011

Another recent case dealing with collection of personal information about employees, this time through surveillance, emphasizes the importance of good employment policy language

Workplace computer pornography ruling: police need search warrant; employer has latitude

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 24 2011

In a decision released this week, the Ontario Court of Appeal issued a surprising ruling affecting privacy rights in the workplace