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“Poking” around Facebook: employers thinking about requesting employee passwords should be aware of Canadian privacy laws
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • May 4 2012

The emerging practice in the United States of employers asking for Facebook login details from prospective employees has prompted significant controversy

BLG Monthly Update
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Argentina, Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 19 2012

The BLG Monthly Update is a digest of recent developments in the law which Neil Guthrie, our National Director of Research, thinks you will find

Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and blogs: how to manage social media at work
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 29 2011

A recent article in the Globe and Mail described how Canadians spend on average approximately 43.5 hours a month on the Web, which is almost twice the worldwide average of 23.1 hours

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

Salary, solicitation and standards of conduct for sports agents
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • September 21 2011

A recent decision of the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta examines the fiduciary obligation a sports agent owes to his or her employeragency

Defamation laws put social media users and employers at serious risk
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • September 8 2011

Statements posted online that negatively impact the reputation or image of another person, business or product may be considered defamation, and present a legal risk to the person who authored the post

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

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.’”

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