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Effectively Communicating the Outcome of a Workplace Investigation: A Critical Step

Effectively Communicating the Outcome of a Workplace Investigation: A Critical Step

  • 30 juin 2015
  • Ashley Lattal

A key component of a workplace investigation is frequently overlooked: communicating the results to the parties. Counsel can assist clients to reduce the risk of workplace violence, conflict escalation, grievances, and lawsuits arising out of an investigation and/or the underlying conflict by tailoring an appropriate approach to delivering investigation findings.

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It is Time for a Change in the Law on Termination for Off-Duty Conduct

It is Time for a Change in the Law on Termination for Off-Duty Conduct

  • 27 mai 2015
  • Inna Koldorf

Much has been written about CityNews reporter Shauna Hunt’s exchange with a number of men outside of a Toronto FC game, during which some of the men hurled an extremely offensive, vulgar comment at Ms. Hunt. Was Hydro One’s response to the video justified?

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Workplace Investigations and the Intricacies of Communication

Workplace Investigations and the Intricacies of Communication

  • 25 mai 2015
  • Carly Dunster

A recent Superior Court case illustrates not just the live issues of privilege and how to ensure protection for your client with respect to Workplace Investigation documents, but also the importance of accurate and consistent communications to all parties, starting from the moment an external Investigator is retained.

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Court Confirms that Individuals May Claim Damages for Alleged Breaches of their Personal Privacy

Court Confirms that Individuals May Claim Damages for Alleged Breaches of their Personal Privacy

  • 25 mai 2015
  • Andrew Reynolds

In the recent decision McIntosh vs. Legal Aid Ontario, the Ontario Superior Court confirmed that “it is now beyond question that Ontario law does recognize the right to bring a civil action for damages for the invasion of personal privacy.” The Court commented that it was necessary for individuals to have access to a remedy for violations of their privacy because of “the technological changes that have occurred over such a short period of time and in such a pervasive manner."

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