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Social media: when the court declares the evidence inadmissible
  • Lavery de Billy LLP
  • Canada
  • February 21 2017

Social media sites, like Facebook, are inexhaustible sources of personal information which can constitute evidence in the context of employer-employee

Employment Agreement Can Include Cover Email Presenting It
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • January 24 2017

Many employers mistakenly believe that they have an “ironclad” contract which limits employee severance obligations. The recent decision in Ballim v

'Let's go surfing now' - spoliation revisited
  • Dentons
  • Canada, USA
  • December 6 2016

Two of the most popular surf tunes of the 1960s were Wipeout by The Surfaris and Surfing Safari by The Beach Boys. Back then, there was no such thing

Doing Business in Canada, An Introduction to the Legal Aspects of Investing and Establishing a Business in Canada
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 2 2016

This guide provides a practical overview of Canada's legal landscape to international businesses looking to establish operations in Canada or

Privilege and Privacy in the Context of Company Email: Recent Canada vs US Cases
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • November 14 2016

Peerenboom v Marvel Entertainment (2016 NY Slip Op 31957(U)) is drama-driven case in which the New York County Supreme Court afforded Toronto

Union official’s sexist comments constitutionally protected The HR Space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • November 4 2016

There are many social media platforms through which employees now communicate. Adjudicators have consistently ruled that communications by employees

Inappropriate statements posted on Facebook by employees can lead to much more than their dismissal
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • October 3 2016

Dismissals as a result of inappropriate messages having been posted by employees on social media have been increasing in recent years. Employers are

Un employé qui fait des commentaires inappropriés sur Facebook s'expose à bien plus qu'un congédiement
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • October 3 2016

Les congédiements pour des propos inappropriés tenus dans les médias sociaux sont en constante progression depuis les dernières années. En effet, les

Customer feedback accounts on social media: Are employers actively facilitating abuse of their own employees?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia, Canada
  • September 29 2016

While an employer can't regulate what is posted about the business or its workers on social media generally, it can be responsible where those posts

Court rules that union official's sexist and offensive blog posts are constitutionally protected
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • September 28 2016

Employees communicate using a range of social media platforms and adjudicators have consistently ruled that such communications can be