The Law Society of Upper Canada Special Lectures 2012 was an interdisciplinary program involving contributors from legal, human resources, and technology backgrounds. The program, which examined employment law in the context of the wired social media age, was designed to provide practical advice and insights on how to advise clients on matters related to the new workplace.
Defining the New Workplace
Privacy Protection in the Digital Workplace
Patrick Flaherty and Sarah Whitmore
Old Rules for New Issues with New Media: Is There a Gap in Intellectual Property Law?
If You Tweet It, They (the Police) Will Come!
Jonathan Shime and Megan Schwartzentrube
Social Media in and out of the Workplace: Old Laws Learn New Tricks
Andrea York and Karinne Coombes
Social Network Recruiting: What Are the Implications of This New Hiring Model?
Mary Beth Currie
Social Network Recruiting: Implications of This New Hiring Model
Cyber-Sabotage: Employee Malfeasance in the Social Media Age
Melany V Franklin
Professionalism Issues for Lawyers as Employees and Employers Using Social Media
Panel Discussion Moderated by Janice Rubin, with Panellists Ari Blicker, Stuart Rudner, and Lisa Stam
A Day in the Life of Today’s Employment Lawyer: Fact Scenarios and Commentaries
Edited/Moderated by Rhonda Jansen, with Author/Panellists Catherine Peters, Melanie Reist, and Rusty McLay
Social Media for Lawyers: The Next Frontier
Social Media and the Workplace: A View from the United States
Renee Mattei Myers
Developing a Social Media Policy: TD Bank Group’s Experience
Reflections on the Development of a Social Media Policy: Loblaws
Fact Scenario: Offer Letter for Johan Smith
Lorna Cuthbert and Jennifer Fantini
Annotated Offer Letter of Employment — Social Media Issues
Jennifer Fantini and Lorna Cuthbert
The Cause of Action of Breach of Confidence
Employers and Defamation in the Age ofSocial Media: A Look at an Employer’s Potential Liability as a “Publisher”
Michael C Smith and Court Peterson
When Can Your Employer “Unlike” You?: Just Cause for Dismissal and Social Media
Denis Ellickson and Meg Atkinson
Cause for Termination in the Age of Social Media
“Intrusion upon Seclusion” — The Tort Whose Time Has Come?
Injunctive Relief and the Departing Employee
Paul Le Vay, Owen M Rees, and Justin Safayeni
When Dinosaurs Roamed the Social Media Age: Harassment and Human Rights Cases in the New Workplace
Andrew Pinto and Robert Tarantino
Conducting Litigation in the Social Media Age
Andrew Bernstein and Rebecca Wise
Table of Cases