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Curiosity caught the cat: case comment on privacy in the healthcare setting
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • March 5 2014

A physiotherapist with 25 years of clean service was discharged after her employer discovered she inappropriately accessed her employer’s Picture

Pre-employment medical examinations discrimination, breach of privacy and burden of proof
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Canada
  • July 31 2013

In the recent decision Syndicat des travailleurs et travailleuses de Loto-Québec (CSN) et Loto Québec,1 the Quebec arbitrator, Nathalie Faucher

Ebola and Marburg virus: what to do when an employee is about to travel to an affected country?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 12 2014

New guidelines aimed at forcing travelers returning from West Africa (Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone) to refer to local medical authorities on

Rappel aux employeurs : le délai pour se conformer à certaines dispositions réglementaires en matière de gestion sécuritaire de l’amiante expire le 6 juin
  • Lavery de Billy LLP
  • Canada
  • May 8 2015

Au Québec, il est possible de trouver des matériaux et des produits contenant de l’amiante dans les ouvrages de génie civil, les matériaux de

The dismissal of an emergency room employee for breach of confidentiality is confirmed
  • Lavery de Billy LLP
  • Canada
  • February 16 2015

In a decision rendered on December 30, 2014, arbitrator Nathalie Faucher concluded that the dismissal imposed by a hospital centre on an employee for

E-cigarettes in the workplace
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • Canada
  • May 27 2015

The use of electronic cigarettes ("ecigarettes") in public places and in the workplace has given rise to numerous debates. Indeed, the legislative

Medical marihuana in the workplace
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • February 17 2015

In the last few years, statistics show that an increasing number of licences to possess medical marihuana have been granted, and with the recent

Court of Appeal summaries (December 6- 11)
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • December 12 2015

The Court of Appeal released a fair number of civil decisions this week on a variety of topics, but nothing groundbreaking. Perhaps the most

Ebola preparedness for employers: U.S. OSHA launches Ebola web page
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • October 16 2014

The United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has launched an Ebola Web Page for employers providing information on Ebola and

Privacy law litigation in Ontario - from the bank to the hospital and beyond
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada
  • September 22 2014

Health information is generally regarded as among the most sensitive of personal information. Even members of the Millennial Generation, who