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Facing the consequences of Facebook
  • Bull Housser & Tupper LLP
  • Canada
  • July 31 2013

You can’t “ignore” the fact that Facebook use in Canada is on the rise. According to a recent survey by Media Technology Monitor, 63 of Internet


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


The Globe to Jan Wong eat my lunch - arbitrator orders repayment of settlement monies for breach of confidentiality undertaking
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • July 10 2013

Confidentiality is a cornerstone of settlements: no more so than in the workplace. Unless it has a weak case, an employer is generally not motivated


Shhhhh.. Breathing new life into confidentiality provisions: the Globe and Mail wins its case against Jan Wong
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Canada
  • July 8 2013

I often find myself explaining the meaning of a confidentiality provision to an employer who I am representing in mediation or in settlement


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


Former employee’s Facebook post about settlement breached confidentiality provision in settlement agreement: tribunal reduced employee’s monetary award
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • February 21 2013

Trish-Ann Tremblay had entered into a settlement agreement with her former employer, 1168531 Ontario Inc., on September 13, 2011, with respect to the


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


Protecting an employer’s LinkedIn network: Whitmar Publications Ltd v Gamage & Ors
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • September 4 2013

The England and Wales High Court (Chancery Division) recently granted an interlocutory injunction restraining former employees from, among


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