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Social Media Privacy Policy in the Workplace

Social media and privacy in employment law is an evolving and developing concept. The pervasiveness of the internet and the worldwide access to online content greatly diminish an individual’s expectation of privacy when posting online … Read More

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How to Deal With Workplace Violence

It is exceedingly important that businesses have clear policies and procedures in place to address workplace violence, which comply with the statutes that govern workplace violence – including the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act.  … Read More

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At what point is the duty to accommodate no longer necessary for an employer under human rights law?

Under human rights law, an employer must accommodate an employee if a workplace policy or job requirement effectively discriminates against an employee on a prohibited ground.  The most common grounds of discrimination within the workplace … Read More

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Employee Medicinal Marijuana Use and Workplace Policy: What Are the Implications?

If an employer has a workplace policy that restricts or prohibits the use of medicinal marijuana this could in effect be grounds for discrimination under human rights law. Although the policy may not explicitly target … Read More

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