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Solicitation through social media
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Canada
  • November 20 2015

It is common practice in Ontario for employers to restrict a departing employee's ability to solicit employer customers, suppliers, current employees

The court weighs in: termination for social media misconduct
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • September 2 2015

Over a decade had passed since Ellen Simonetti, dubbed the "Queen of the Sky" was fired by Delta Air Lines after her infamous "Diary of a

Just desserts or just cause?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • September 1 2015

By now, most of you will be familiar with the Ashley Madison scandal where hackers revealed personal information of customers of the infamous website

British Columbia privacy commissioner finds that a public body’ s use of employee monitoring software violated employee privacy rights
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 21 2015

On March 30, 2015, the British Columbia Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner issued an Investigation Report regarding its finding that

BLG’s top 10 business risks 2015
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 27 2015

All organizations in all industries have digital risk. As criminal capabilities intensify and the Public voice grows louder via social networks

Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • March 5 2015

An employer had a good case but was punished to the tune of $90,000 in legal costs for using hardball tactics to bully a weak and financially

Termination for Facebook post upheld by arbitrator despite absence of social media policy
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • February 14 2015

The recent decision of United Steelworkers of America, Local 9548 v Tenaris Algoma Tubes Inc, 2014 CanLII 26445 (ON LA) provides an example of how a

New challenges for old laws: B.C. Court considers employee misuse of social media
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • January 29 2015

The Supreme Court of British Columbia's ruling in Kim v. International Triathlon Union (International Triathlon Union) is the first reported court

Google: not a replacement for individualized accommodation
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • January 26 2015

It may be convenient and easy to use, but you cannot find the answer to everything on the Internet. As one employer recently learned, Google

Terminated for tweeting: a tale of two Toronto firefighters
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • January 21 2015

When used properly, social media can be a powerful tool for connecting individuals, marketing businesses and mobilizing the masses behind a cause