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HTMLPreparing For the Office Snoop: Protect Employee Privacy and Limit Your Liability
Murray L. Murphy; Stewart McKelvey;
Legal Alert/Article
August 6, 2014, previously published on Summer 2014
Advances 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.

 

HTMLThe Impact of Social Media on Privacy: Why You Need a Social Media Policy
Clarence L. Bennett, Alison Strachan; Stewart McKelvey;
Legal Alert/Article
August 6, 2014, previously published on Summer 2014
One 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), [2007] OLAA No 135 (QL), the grievor was a personal caregiver with eight years’ service and some history of discipline. She...

 

HTMLTips on What Your Confidential Information Policies Must Have
G. Grant Machum, Alison Strachan; Stewart McKelvey;
Legal Alert/Article
August 6, 2014, previously published on Summer 2014
Confidentiality 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...

 

HTMLEmployee Privacy Breaches - Do They Warrant Discipline?
Richard G. Petrie; Stewart McKelvey;
Legal Alert/Article
August 6, 2014, previously published on Summer 2014
In 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...

 

HTMLPrivacy: what laws apply in Atlantic Canada?
Ian C. Wallace; Stewart McKelvey;
Legal Alert/Article
August 6, 2014, previously published on Summer 2014
With 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...