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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


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


My friends are your friends? U.S. court rules that an employer’s myspace “friends” list can be a trade secret
  • Dentons
  • Canada, USA
  • June 22 2012

In a decision that may one day be cited by Canadian courts on the extent of an employer’s rights over its social media properties, the United States District Court for Colorado has ruled that an employer’s MySpace Profile and “Friends” list can qualify as trade secrets


Brilliant (But Not Bedazzled) Baristas
  • Ford & Harrison LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • August 1 2016

A ton of us are drinking coffee. I literally have a paper cup full of “life juice” next to my keyboard as I write this post. Coffee is not the reason


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


Doing business in Canada - December 2014
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Canada
  • December 2 2014

Canada is a member of a wide network of international treaties that offer protection of investments in Canada to foreign investors from countries


Doing business in Canada
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • October 22 2014

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


Protect your employees and your business with a respectful workplace policy
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada
  • April 30 2014

Respectful workplaces make sense in both the legal and business contexts. They mitigate the risk of costly legal or regulatory proceedings and


Privacy & reference checks Ontario IPC speaks
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • May 7 2012

The Ontario Information & Privacy Commissioner (OIPC) has published booklet regarding social media and reference checks, entitled “Reference Check: Is Your Boss Watching? The New World of Social Media: Privacy and Your Facebook Profile“