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Employee information and social media: what should employers do?
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Canada
  • September 20 2012

A case that made the papers late last week, is a good example of why employers should not believe everything they see or hear about an employee from social media or that is communicated to them electronically

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

Bargaining in bad faith finding upheld by Supreme Court of Canada
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • July 24 2014

A very recent Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) decision, Canadian Artists' Representation v National Gallery of Canada, considered the parameters of the

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

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

Employee information and social media Part Two: what about mitigation efforts?
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Canada
  • October 11 2012

In the last month, two personal injury cases have crossed my desk that have left me wondering how aggressively employers and their lawyers will or should incorporate social media searches to examine a terminated employee’s mitigation efforts

Tribunal finds blog post to be protected under union speech
  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • Canada
  • October 10 2012

The Ontario Human Rights Tribunal recently released a decision rejecting a female manager's claim that sexist comments made about her on a union blog violated her equality rights under the Human Rights Code

Human Rights Tribunal reduces settlement amount after employee violated her confidentiality obligations
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • November 12 2012

For the first time, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal reduced the amount owing to an applicant under the terms of a settlement reached by the parties, after the applicant breached the confidentiality clause contained in the Minutes of Settlement by posting on Facebook that a settlement had been reached

Employers’ use of facebook in the hiring process it’s not a “like”
  • Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang
  • Canada
  • March 23 2012

Can employers require prospective employees to provide access to their Facebook profiles and accounts?

Alberta court finds provisions of provincial privacy legislation unconstitutional
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 9 2011

During a lawful strike at an Edmonton casino, both the union and management followed apparently longstanding practice in filming and taking pictures of picket lines, strikers and those who crossed picket lines