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‘Unlike’ social media gaffes not cause to dismiss communications manager

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 19 2014

As more people use social media to communicate in and out of the office, social media posts by employees are increasingly a concern for employers. In

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

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

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

The global employer: the social media issue

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Russia, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 25 2012

Social media is changing the way that we communicate, work and do business, wherever we are in the world

Doing business in Canada - December 2014

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 2 2014

Canada is a member of a wide network of international treaties that offer protection of investments in Canada to foreign investors from countries

Facebook and workplace privacy: new developments and implications for businesses

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 6 2011

Given the ubiquitous nature of social media and the ease with which information can be created and shared, social networking sites, like Facebook and Twitter, are one of the fastest growing areas of concerns for employers

My friends are your friends? U.S. court rules that an employer’s myspace “friends” list can be a trade secret

  • Dentons
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  • Canada, USA
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  • June 22 2012

In a decision that may one day be cited by Canadian courts on the extent of an employer’s rights over its social media properties, the United States District Court for Colorado has ruled that an employer’s MySpace Profile and “Friends” list can qualify as trade secrets

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

Defamation laws put social media users and employers at serious risk

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 8 2011

Statements posted online that negatively impact the reputation or image of another person, business or product may be considered defamation, and present a legal risk to the person who authored the post