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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

Social media law (part 1: the rogue employee)
  • Field Law
  • Canada
  • February 11 2013

Social media law was not a topic on offer when I went to law school. Now, it's a subject that's hard to avoid for any business that has a

Social media and privacy in the workplace
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • November 25 2011

The explosion in the popularity of social media has revolutionized the way in which we interact with the world

Privacy and picket lines: update on photographs and video recordings - labour employment newsletter
  • Bull Housser & Tupper LLP
  • Canada
  • May 30 2012

We previously reported on an Alberta case involving the common practice of unions and employers taking photographs and video recordings of individuals at picket lines

Are employers in British Columbia and Alberta stepping outside privacy boundaries in requesting access to a job applicant’s social media profile?
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • April 5 2012

There has always been a legitimate need for employers to screen job applicants, but the widespread use of social media have taken vetting to a new level that sometimes crosses the line into invasion of privacy

Facebook passwords not an appropriate background checking tool, Ontario Human Rights Commission warns
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • April 12 2012

In recent weeks, several U.S. job candidates reported that prospective employers had requested their Facebook passwords in order to secure personal details about them

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

Privacy protection in the digital workplace
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • June 18 2012

Privacy has been described by the Supreme Court of Canada as “an essential component of what it means to be ‘free.’”

Managing risks related to online activity in municipal elections Part II
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • May 16 2011

Consider the following scenarios

Facebook and workplace privacy: new developments and implications for businesses
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • January 6 2011

Given the ubiquitous nature of social media and the ease with which information can be created and shared, social networking sites, like Facebook and Twitter, are one of the fastest growing areas of concerns for employers