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Privacy in the Workplace, 4rd Edition

May 2017 LexisNexis Canada 2 minutes read

Your everyday guide to Canadian privacy laws as they apply to the workplace includes easy-to-follow guidance on employers’ privacy compliance responsibilities. The fourth edition of Privacy in the Workplace features best practice tips throughout the book including best practices for:

  • organizations that engage in cross-border data transfers
  • surveillance and monitoring of employees
  • searching or accessing employees’ computers or mobile devices
  • online monitoring and behavioral advertising

What’s New in This Edition?

  • Managing personal information throughout the lifecycle of the employment relationship, from recruiting to the post-employment relationship
  • Understanding the framework under PIPEDA for fair processing of personal information at all stages, from collection to destruction and all the steps in between
  • Review of significant workplace privacy cases, including comprehensive coverage of Quebec case law
  • Discussion on cross-border transfers of information
  • Employee surveillance, including video, computer, GPS and biometric tracking. New technologies to identify and monitor employees are discussed as well
  • Guidance on security best practices and responding to privacy breaches
  • Essential information on dealing with employee social media usage, plus recent case law
  • An updated discussion of marketing and online privacy issues, including updated guidance on Canada’s new anti-spam law (CASL) since it came into force in July 2014
  • Updated guidelines on establishing a comprehensive privacy compliance infrastructure which reflects recent changes in the law of privacy, and explains how to implement these changes
  • Overview of the International Privacy Framework
  • An updated chapter on future trends in privacy law in Canada which explains what changes and challenges organizations can expect in the near future

Who Will Benefit

  • Privacy Lawyers, Employment & labour lawyers, Corporate lawyers – To advise clients (i.e. employers/companies) on how to comply with applicable privacy laws in the employment context, or to represent individuals affected by privacy breaches in the employment context
  • In-house counsel – To advise their company on how to comply with applicable privacy laws in their business operations, their marketing initiatives and in the employment context
  • Chief Privacy Officers, HR Professionals, managers and others who are responsible for managing personal information of employees, and/or who are responsible for ensuring that the organization’s employees comply with privacy laws
  • HR Programs – To give future HR professionals an understanding of privacy issues in the workplace, and how to deal with them

For more information on Privacy in the Workplace, 4th Edition click here.

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