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Anti-fraud monitoring: the employer’s right of surveillance

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Canada
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  • March 26 2014

Employee surveillance is an excellent and available method by which companies can protect against fraud. Monitoring of company-supplied hardware

Unions entitled to collect personal contact information from employers

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 25 2014

The Supreme Court of Canada ruled this month that unions are entitled to collect personal home contact information for bargaining unit members from

Alberta’s personal information protection act declared invalid by the Supreme Court of Canada

  • Langlois Kronstrom Desjardins LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • February 13 2014

In a decision written by Abella and Cromwell JJ., the Court was asked to determine whether Alberta's Personal Information Protection Act ("PIPA"

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

Attention aux employeurs : surveillez vos délais et vos caméras-vidéos!

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 15 2014

L'employeur peut-il installer des caméras-vidéos sur les lieux du travail pour des raisons opérationnelles? Telle est la

Viewing employee’s personal email violates privacy legislation

  • Lawson Lundell LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 20 2013

On December 18, 2013, the Alberta Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner ordered an employer to provide training to its staff on

Supreme Court of Canada: union's freedom of expression trumps individual's right to privacy

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 17 2013

On November 15, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada ("SCC") issued its decision in Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner) v. United Food and

Supreme Court of Canada upholds union’s right to freedom of expression

  • Field Law
  • -
  • Canada
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  • December 5 2013

As noted in our latest Privacy Press update, recently the Supreme Court of Canada in Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner) v. United Food

Supreme Court of Canada weighs personal privacy considerations against freedom of expression

  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
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  • Canada
  • -
  • November 26 2013

Recent years have witnessed a massive increase in the ready availability of personal information, particularly in digital form, and a concomitant

Canada Supreme Court declares Alberta privacy law unconstitutional

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 26 2013

On November 15, 2013, the Supreme Court held Alberta's Personal Information Protection Act ("PIPA") to be unconstitutional, holding that an