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Happy September! What are the odds that your employees aren’t gambling at work?
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • September 7 2016

If you are a professional sports fan....you know what time of year it is. September 8th is the first day of the NFL season. In three weeks' time

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

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

Nova Scotia considers legislative action to prevent employers from requesting social networking passwords
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • April 25 2012

On April 23, 2012, Nova Scotia Liberal MLA Andrew Younger introduced Bill 40, which would amend the Labour Standards Code (Nova Scotia) to prohibit an employer from requiring an employee or prospective employee to provide access to the employee or job candidate’s social networking account or discriminating against the employee or job candidate for refusing to provide such access

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

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

Salary, solicitation and standards of conduct for sports agents
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • September 21 2011

A recent decision of the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta examines the fiduciary obligation a sports agent owes to his or her employeragency

The global employer: the social media issue
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Russia, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom, USA, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands
  • September 25 2012

Social media is changing the way that we communicate, work and do business, wherever we are in the world

“Poking” around Facebook: employers thinking about requesting employee passwords should be aware of Canadian privacy laws
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • May 4 2012

The emerging practice in the United States of employers asking for Facebook login details from prospective employees has prompted significant controversy

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