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Social media & employees: when every little thing is searchable

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada, USA
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  • December 9 2012

The scope of an employer’s right to discipline and terminate an employee for indiscreet or inappropriate remarks in social media is far from settled

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

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • 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

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

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

The writing on the wall: social media, defamation and employment

  • Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang
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  • Canada
  • -
  • February 1 2012

Traditionally, the personal life of an employee has been just that: personal

Salary, solicitation and standards of conduct for sports agents

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • September 21 2011

A recent decision of the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta examines the fiduciary obligation a sports agent owes to his or her employeragency

Alberta court finds provisions of provincial privacy legislation unconstitutional

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • November 9 2011

During a lawful strike at an Edmonton casino, both the union and management followed apparently longstanding practice in filming and taking pictures of picket lines, strikers and those who crossed picket lines

You are what you tweet: perks and perils of social media

  • Davis LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 25 2013

Most of us think of social media as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, blogs, Flickr and the like. However it is defined, there is no question

Social media and privacy in the workplace

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 25 2011

The explosion in the popularity of social media has revolutionized the way in which we interact with the world

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
  • -
  • 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