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Use of Kijiji in jobs report highlights its unreliability as a recruitment source

  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
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  • Canada
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  • April 8 2014

On February 11, 2014, Finance Canada released its 54-page "Jobs Report" alongside the Federal Budget. In that report, the Canadian Government claimed

Cyber-safety Act comes into effect for Nova Scotia

  • Stewart McKelvey
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  • Canada
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  • August 8 2013

The Cyber-safety Act ("the Act"), excepting Part V (that part amending the Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods Act), was proclaimed August 6, 2013

Technology in the workplace - a brief overview

  • Dentons
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  • Canada
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  • July 22 2013

I have trouble programming my television and need my teenage daughter to lend a hand. I also know that I am not alone in this world of rapidly

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

Be careful about jumping on the "ban"-wagon

  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 1 2012

With almost unlimited access to wireless networks and the increasing availability of Wi-Fi, employees can connect to social media and the Internet practically everywhere, whether they are at work, at home or on an airplane

BYOD (bring your own device) - Who owns the email? Intellectual property?

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
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  • Canada
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  • June 22 2012

When employees use their personal cell, tablet, laptop, or PC it’s not so simple to determine who owns the content of their email and intellectual property

Privacy protection in the digital workplace

  • Torys LLP
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  • Canada
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  • June 18 2012

Privacy has been described by the Supreme Court of Canada as “an essential component of what it means to be ‘free.’”

“Poking” around Facebook: employers thinking about requesting employee passwords should be aware of Canadian privacy laws

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada
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  • May 4 2012

The emerging practice in the United States of employers asking for Facebook login details from prospective employees has prompted significant controversy

Facebook passwords not an appropriate background checking tool, Ontario Human Rights Commission warns

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 12 2012

In recent weeks, several U.S. job candidates reported that prospective employers had requested their Facebook passwords in order to secure personal details about them

Are employers in British Columbia and Alberta stepping outside privacy boundaries in requesting access to a job applicant’s social media profile?

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • April 5 2012

There has always been a legitimate need for employers to screen job applicants, but the widespread use of social media have taken vetting to a new level that sometimes crosses the line into invasion of privacy