Archive for January, 2016

  • News
  • January 28, 2016
  • Comments Off on Employer’s financial difficulties do not justify 40% salary reduction; Employee awarded 23¾ months’ severance.

Employer’s financial difficulties do not justify 40% salary reduction; Employee awarded 23¾ months’ severance.

An employer’s financial difficulties do not permit it to unilaterally reduce an employee’s salary, according to a recent Ontario Superior Court decision. The Court awarded the employee nearly 24 months’ severance, the upper limit for severance awards in Canada. George…

  • News, Privacy Law
  • January 12, 2016
  • Comments Off on “BYOD” or Bring Your Own Device to Work Programs – Risk or Reward?

“BYOD” or Bring Your Own Device to Work Programs – Risk or Reward?

The British Columbia, Alberta and Federal Privacy Commissioners are reminding employers that Bring Your Own Device Programs or “BYOD” invite significant risks to privacy and security and have issued guidelines to help business that are considering implementing such programs. Under…