Most Recent Seminar

THANK YOU to all who attended our most recent HReview Seminar held on
February 27, 2019.

At the seminar we discussed:

Topic:

Privacy and Surveillance: Understanding an Employer's Rights and Obligations

  1. Is there is a "Right" to Privacy?
    • Privacy legislation and its impact on your workplace
    • Unique considerations for unionized employers
  2. Employee Monitoring and Surveillance
    • Can an employer monitor an employee's email, internet and smartphone use?
    • When can cameras be used in the workplace?
    • Surveillance outside the workplace - is it ever appropriate?
  3. Privacy and Social Media
    • What is an employer permitted to learn about a job applicant?
    • Can an employer require access to an applicant's social media account(s)?
    • Is an employer permitted to act on what it sees on the social media account(s) of an existing employee?
  4. Addressing IT-Related Misconduct
    • Recent trends in discipline and discharge for IT-related misconduct.
  5. What does the future hold?