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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

Dismissal for Facebook post upheld by arbitrator

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada
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  • May 9 2014

In Canada Post Corp. and C.U.P.W. (730-07-01912) (2012), the grievor, a postal clerk with 31 years of service, was discharged after management became

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

Facing discipline for Facebook postings

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • April 27 2012

More than ever, Facebook and other social media networks serve as a means of communication and a source of information

A reminder on the duty to bargain in good faith

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 9 2014

In a recent decision, the Supreme Court of Canada reminds employers and unions of the importance of the duty to bargain in good faith. In Canadian

Workplace confidentiality: more about insisting on privacy!

  • Stewart McKelvey
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  • Canada
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  • May 8 2013

The common law privacy right, or the tort of intrusion upon seclusion, arrived in Canada with Jones v. Tsige. That case arose when a bank employee

The Globe to Jan Wong eat my lunch - arbitrator orders repayment of settlement monies for breach of confidentiality undertaking

  • McMillan LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 10 2013

Confidentiality is a cornerstone of settlements: no more so than in the workplace. Unless it has a weak case, an employer is generally not motivated

Facebook posting about co-worker workplace harassment

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 11 2013

In a recent case the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal (the "Tribunal") found that a Facebook posting about a co-worker's Mexican heritage was prohibited

Social media - abuses in the school environment

  • Hill Dickinson LLP
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  • Canada, United Kingdom
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  • June 23 2014

The NASUWT teachers union used its 2014 annual conference as an opportunity to draw attention to the impact that misuse of social media is having on

Facing the consequences of Facebook

  • Bull Housser & Tupper LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 31 2013

You can’t “ignore” the fact that Facebook use in Canada is on the rise. According to a recent survey by Media Technology Monitor, 63 of Internet