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Grievors may be publicly identified despite privacy legislation
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • August 19 2015

Employers will welcome the recent decision by the British Columbia Court of Appeal that the province's Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA


The perils of privacy breaches by hospital employees
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • August 16 2015

Canadian privacy laws contain a basic safeguarding principle: access to personal information may only be granted on a need-to-know basis. Snooping


FOI adjudicator denies access to MOL inspector’s reasons for recommending no OHSA charges against employer
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • July 17 2015

An adjudicator with the office of Ontario’s Information and Privacy Commissioner has denied access to a Ministry of Labour inspector’s reasons for


Duty of fairness extends to performance file for government employee
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • June 8 2015

A recent decision of the Federal Court has affirmed the importance of a Federal government employee's right to procedural fairness. The dispute


Employer is not vicariously liable for a rogue employee’s privacy breach
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 19 2015

Two employees were working together in a Government Department. One employee, (“Employee X”), looked at employment insurance file of a co-worker who


The case for cause with a single act of employee misconduct
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • April 29 2015

In Steel v. Coast Capital Savings Credit Union (PDF), the British Columbia Court of Appeal recently confirmed that a single incident of employee


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


Applications for leave to appeal dismissed- 19 February
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • February 19 2015

On appeal from the judgment of the Federal Court of Appeal pronounced June 3, 2014. The applicant manufactures and sells wood coatings and wood


Doing Business in Canada: A Legal Overview
  • Torkin Manes LLP
  • Canada
  • January 31 2015

It has been said that Canada is one of the most unique and enjoyable places in the world for a non-Canadian to explore. Here we