On-Demand Webcast: Dealing With Privacy in the New Workplace

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Starts:06/21/2012 12:00 AM

Ends:06/21/2062 12:00 AM

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The modern workplace has a delicate balance between the privacy of employees and the right of the employer to oversee its workplace. New technologies and other factors can tip it one direction or another. Make sure your organization is finding the right balance.

<  Statutory and Common Law Overview of Workplace Privacy

<  Provincial v. Federal —  PIPEDA and Other Statutes

<  Common Law and The Right To Privacy

<  Do you have the right policy?

<  Workplace Policies, Surveillance and the Expectation of Privacy

<  Workplace Policies: Computer/Internet Use and how to deal with privacy issues

<  Monitoring Usage:  Limitations and Employees vs. Employer Rights

<  Detection and Investigation

<  R. v. Cole and review of case law

<  Social Media Background Checks and Conduct

<  Types of Background Checks – What can an employer check?

<  Privacy Concerns – Collection of Personal Information and Human Rights Concerns:

<  What to do with what you know

<  On- and Off-Duty Conduct — Is Privacy An Issue?

<  Case Update: Tort of Intrusion Upon Seclusion – Jones v. Tsige

<  Background Facts

<  Ontario Court of Appeal: Intrusion Upon Seclusion

<  What It Means and How to Assess Damages

<  Practical Advice: How To “Manage” to Stay Out Of Trouble

Speaker bio(s)

Jennifer Heath

Jennifer Heath

Jennifer is an enthusiastic lawyer who is dedicated to improving the health and productivity of her clients’ workplaces. She is well-versed in current employment-related case law and statutes, but is also sensitive to the practical impact of the law on her employer clients and their employees. With her solid experience in handling a wide range of workplace issues, Jennifer has represented small to large-sized organizations across various industry sectors, including manufacturing, energy and technology. Her skills include drafting employment and independent contractor agreements, termination letters and workplace

Lorenzo Lisi

Lorenzo Lisi, Partner

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