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Doing business in Canada - October 2016
  • Aird & Berlis LLP
  • Canada, OECD, USA
  • October 17 2016

Doing Business in Canada OCTOBER 2016 Global Experience, Canadian ExpertiseTM airdberlis.com Doing Business in Canada OCTOBER 2016 We are committed to


Guide to Doing Business in Canada
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada, Global, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • October 14 2016

Unlike the United States, Canada was not created by a unilateral declaration of independence from the colonial occupation of England. There was no


Workplace confidentiality: more about insisting on privacy!
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • May 8 2013

The common law privacy right, or the tort of intrusion upon seclusion, arrived in Canada with Jones v. Tsige. That case arose when a bank employee


Facing discipline for Facebook postings
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • 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 Truth About Defamation in Workplace Terminations
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • June 20 2016

There are a number of "piggyback" claims that we see as part of wrongful dismissal claims against our employer clients - intentional infliction of


‘Unlike’ social media gaffes not cause to dismiss communications manager
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • December 19 2014

As more people use social media to communicate in and out of the office, social media posts by employees are increasingly a concern for employers. In


Applications for leave to appeal dismissed - 30 April 2015
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • April 30 2015

On appeal from the judgment of the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal. Mr. MacDonald, respondent, was prosecuted by indictment and ultimately convicted of


Pokémon Whoa - Reality Game App Creates Unprecedented Risks for Employers
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada, Global
  • July 27 2016

Catch ’em all! Pokémon Go is a mobile game that uses “augmented” reality to create a virtual scavenger hunt. In the quest to catch ’em all, over 15


Beware the employment reference!
  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • January 22 2014

References present a double-edged sword for employers. On one hand, employers typically want former employees to find new jobs as doing so will get


Dismissal for Facebook post upheld by arbitrator
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • May 9 2014

In Canada Post Corp. and C.U.P.W. (730-07-01912) (2012), the grievor, a postal clerk with 31 years of service, was discharged after management became