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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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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.

 

HTMLTsilhqot'in Nation - An East Coast Perspective
Stewart McKelvey;
Legal Alert/Article
July 26, 2014, previously published on July 9, 2014
On 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...

 

HTMLNova Scotia Supreme Court Awards $500,000 in Punitive Damages in Ltd Case
Stewart McKelvey;
Legal Alert/Article
July 26, 2014, previously published on July 9, 2014
In 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...

 

HTMLOne final reminder - Are You Ready for Anti-Spam?
Stewart McKelvey;
Legal Alert/Article
June 24, 2014, previously published on June 20, 2014
Any individual, business or organization that uses email, text messages or social networks to promote their products and services should take note of Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation and its accompanying regulations. Effective July 1, 2014, the new law will regulate electronic interaction and...

 

HTMLProfessional Partnerships Breathe Easier
Stewart McKelvey;
Legal Alert/Article
June 9, 2014, previously published on May 22, 2014
This morning the Supreme Court of Canada released its much awaited decision in McCormick v. Fasken Martineau DuMoulin, holding that most legal (and other professional) partnerships are not subject to Human Rights obligations to partners, because there is no "employment relationship"...

 

HTMLSurprise Amendments to the Newfoundland and Labrador Labour Relations Act
Stewart McKelvey;
Legal Alert/Article
June 9, 2014, previously published on June 3, 2014
Yesterday, Monday June 2, 2014, the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador introduced brand new (and unexpected) amendments to the Labour Relations Act.

 


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