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Employer prevented from tracing company-issued mobile phone calls

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 16 2014

Another employer has run afoul of privacy laws in Canada, and, once again, the employer's actions may have been lawful if the employer had a clearly

Privacy breach by employee could have price tag for employer

  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 4 2014

A recent certification of a class action in the case of Evans v. Bank of Nova Scotia highlights the potential liability that Ontario employers can

Employer’s potential liability in class action for employee’s breach of privacy a good reminder for all

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 25 2014

A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice highlights the increasing focus on (and potential liability arising from) customers' and

Privacy class action for tort of intrusion upon seclusion certified in Ontario

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • June 23 2014

Should an employer be held vicariously liable if an employee breaches the privacy of a company's customers? According to the Ontario Superior Court

Proactive monitoring: lack of employee oversight leads to the certification of the first privacy class action based on the novel tort of “intrusion upon seclusion”

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 23 2014

On June 6, 2014, the Ontario Superior Court certified the first privacy class action based on the novel tort of "intrusion upon seclusion"

Stolen customer data results in Ontario's first certified privacy class action

  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 12 2014

Businesses that collect personal information have an added incentive to monitor employees handling customer data - Ontario's first class action

Is unauthorized accessing of personal information a firing offence or not?

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • June 5 2014

Can an organization fire an employee who has breached the organization's privacy obligations by accessing personal information they have no right to

The risks of downloading data in the workplace

  • Davis LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 28 2014

If an employee is transferring data outside the workplace or is downloading questionable material from the internet, there are a number of concerns

Unions and privacy: employer must disclose to union its employees' personal information

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 21 2014

Unions may take heart in two rulings recently handed down by the Supreme Court of Canada recognizing that the protections afforded in respect of

Federal Labour Arbitrator rules that the installation of a video camera without consent is a violation of PIPEDA

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • May 21 2014

On March 25, 2014, Federal Labour Arbitrator Christine Schmidt determined that the Canadian National Railway Company ("CN") was in breach of section