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Twitter knows no bounds: suspension from work for tweeting a stranger

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 6 2014

"Her name is Rio and she dances on the sand." When British pop group Duran Duran sang about Rio, they did not likely have silky Queens Park Rangers

Facing discipline for Facebook postings

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 27 2012

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

Protecting an employer’s LinkedIn network: Whitmar Publications Ltd v Gamage & Ors

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada, United Kingdom
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  • September 4 2013

The England and Wales High Court (Chancery Division) recently granted an interlocutory injunction restraining former employees from, among

Ghomeshi claim faces significant challenges

  • Bennett Jones LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • October 30 2014

The controversial firing of former CBC radio host and personality Jian Ghomeshi has captured the public's attention in recent days for many reasons

Workplace confidentiality: more about insisting on privacy!

  • Stewart McKelvey
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  • Canada
  • -
  • 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

Dismissal for Facebook post upheld by arbitrator

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • 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

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
  • -
  • 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

Customer contacts on LinkedIn property of the employer

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 24 2013

Ever since the days that employment law was referred to as "master and servant" law, employees have owed various common-law duties and, for some

Keep your Facebook comments to yourselfor better yet, don’t put them out there at all!

  • Stewart McKelvey
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  • Canada
  • -
  • 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

Will the LinkedIn injunction come to Canada?

  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
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  • Canada, United Kingdom
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  • August 12 2013

While the Rolodex may be a thing of the past, its functional successor lives on in social networking sites such as LinkedIn. It's no surprise then