Labour Arbitration Allows Employer to Mandate COVID-19 Testing

Just last week, we wrote a blog speculating on an employer’s right to mandate vaccinations against COVID-19 for employees and staff. Considering a balance of an employer’s obligation to provide a safe workplace with an employee’s right to human rights protections, we concluded that the issue presents a fine line; one that courts would have […]

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Employee Privacy & Work-Provided Devices: Best Practices

The ability of an employer to track an employee’s online activity or even their keystrokes has been around for a few years now, but with more and more people working from home due to COVID-19, employers may be more tempted to use them to monitor employee productivity. Is this allowed? What kind of privacy rights […]

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Tape Recording Workplace Discussions

It has become very easy to tape record discussions with a click of the smartphone. Many people think it is a good way to prove workplace abuse or a hostile work environment. Is This Legal? This discussion should start, but not conclude with the Criminal Code. It is certainly criminal conduct to tape record a […]

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