Document(s) published by this organization: 7
|The Impact of Social Media on Privacy: Why You Need a Social Media Policy|
Clarence L. Bennett, Alison Strachan; Stewart McKelvey;
August 6, 2014, previously published on Summer 2014One of the first social media confidentiality cases arose out of a health care employment relationship. In CAW-Canada, Local 127 (J.C.) v Chatham-Kent (Municipality),  OLAA No 135 (QL), the grievor was a personal caregiver with eight years’ service and some history of discipline. She...
|Privacy: what laws apply in Atlantic Canada?|
Ian C. Wallace; Stewart McKelvey;
August 6, 2014, previously published on Summer 2014With increasing digitalization and the potential harm resulting from violations of an individual’s privacy or unauthorized disclosure of one’s personal information, employers must remain diligent in efforts to collect, retain and disclose personal information and promote a culture of...
|Preparing For the Office Snoop: Protect Employee Privacy and Limit Your Liability|
Murray L. Murphy; Stewart McKelvey;
August 6, 2014, previously published on Summer 2014Advances in technology have brought privacy issues to the forefront of Canadian society, and the workplace is no exception. Employers need to consider privacy and confidentiality for not only their customers, but also their employees.
|Tips on What Your Confidential Information Policies Must Have|
G. Grant Machum, Alison Strachan; Stewart McKelvey;
August 6, 2014, previously published on Summer 2014Confidentiality at work has become increasingly important and the employee’s responsibility to keep private and confidential information is just that, private and confidential. Questions from employers about what must go into this type of policy have become routine, mainly due to the global...
|Employee Privacy Breaches - Do They Warrant Discipline?|
Richard G. Petrie; Stewart McKelvey;
August 6, 2014, previously published on Summer 2014In 2012 the Ontario Court of Appeal first established the tort of intrusion upon seclusion to Canadian law in Jones v Tsige. Apart from the obvious impact of this case on those who are the victims of a privacy breach, the case has raised interesting questions in the field of labour and employment...
|Nova Scotia Supreme Court Awards $500,000 in Punitive Damages in Ltd Case|
July 26, 2014, previously published on July 9, 2014In Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. v. Brine, 2014 NSSC 219, National Life (and later its successor Industrial Alliance) alleged Brine had received undisclosed CPP and Superannuation disability benefits resulting in a substantial overpayment of $99,506.64. Brine had also...
|Tsilhqot'in Nation - An East Coast Perspective|
July 26, 2014, previously published on July 9, 2014On June 26, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada released one of the most significant aboriginal law decisions since Marshall - Tsilhqot’in Nation v. British Columbia, 2014 SCC 44 (also known as the William decision). This decision could have considerable impact on aboriginal land title claims...