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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


Technology in the workplace - a brief overview
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • July 22 2013

I have trouble programming my television and need my teenage daughter to lend a hand. I also know that I am not alone in this world of rapidly


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
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • 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


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


Facebook posting about co-worker workplace harassment
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 11 2013

In a recent case the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal (the "Tribunal") found that a Facebook posting about a co-worker's Mexican heritage was prohibited


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


I want to hold your hand: lovework
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • February 11 2014

There’s nothing new about falling in love and being in a romantic relationship, but if there’s anything we’ve learned from human resource managers


Show me the money: a sports agency and its former employee take the (non-)competition into the courtroom
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • November 8 2011

Hollywood's portrayal of sports agencies presents a world that is dramatic and cut-throat, with ambitious sports agents competing for the chance to represent talented athletes


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