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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

Copyright ownership in the course of employment: creator of a Quebec children's cult classic loses royalties suit

  • Davis LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 26 2014

In the midst of the culturally effervescent sixties, the Quebec Ministry of Education was trying to develop new means to reach underprivileged

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

I want to hold your hand: lovework

  • Stewart McKelvey
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  • Canada
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  • February 11 2014

There’s nothing new about falling in love and being in a romantic relationship, but if there’s anything we’ve learned from human resource managers

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

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

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

Social media policies in the workplace: a primer for employers

  • McMillan LLP
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  • Canada
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  • April 10 2013

The use of social media in the workplace has taken off in recent years and employers are struggling to keep up. With easier accessibility to the

Beware the employment reference!

  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
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  • Canada, United Kingdom
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  • January 22 2014

References present a double-edged sword for employers. On one hand, employers typically want former employees to find new jobs as doing so will get

Your organization needs a social media policy

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 16 2013

More than 19 million Canadians check Facebook at least once per month and 14 million check every day. There are more than 200 million active users