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Human resources management in the era of social media
  • Langlois Lawyers LLP
  • Canada
  • June 17 2014

Just a few short years ago, not many of us could have imagined the extent to which the Internet and social media now play a major role in our society

Facebook posts about co-worker protected by human rights law
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • July 22 2013

Further clarity regarding the application of human rights protections to workplace-related social media postings has emerged following a recent

Privacy, meet freedom of expression: SCC grants leave to appeal in United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 401 v. Alberta (Attorney General),
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • December 6 2012

The Supreme Court of Canada has agreed to hear a case that deals with balancing privacy rights against constitutional rights to freedom of expression

The HR space: Facebook can be an unfriendly place
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • September 18 2012

While the summer has come and gone, employees’ photos of their summer activities may not be

Social media & employees: when every little thing is searchable
  • Dentons
  • Canada, USA
  • December 9 2012

The scope of an employer’s right to discipline and terminate an employee for indiscreet or inappropriate remarks in social media is far from settled

Moral rights but not copyright
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • March 27 2014

In an epic saga dating back over 40 years and 6 years of litigation, the Quebec Court of Appeal has released a decision which states clearly that an

Social media update: are your employees doing “The Harlem Shake”?
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Australia, Canada, USA
  • March 4 2013

Employers will no doubt concede that social media is ubiquitous, and is beginning to permeate the boundary between personal life and professional

Facebook taunts reprehensible, but are they just cause for dismissal?
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • October 19 2012

We have spent the last few days reading about the horrific tragedy that resulted in Amanda Todd, a 15-year-old teen in British Columbia, taking her own life after years of bullying

Vancouver 2010: are you prepared?
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • February 16 2010

With the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games having just begun, there will be several implications on the workplace

The inevitable disclosure doctrine rejected in Québec
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • February 26 2009

The American doctrine of inevitable disclosure is based on the idea that, in some circumstances, an individual’s knowledge of a company’s trade secrets may be so significant that if he or she were to leave an employer to work in a similar job elsewhere, the move would inevitably lead to disclosure of the former employer’s trade secrets in the course of performing the new tasks