VDLC Labour Education - Privacy Rights - Nov 28
111 Victoria Dr
Vancouver, BC V5L 4C4
To register: http://www.vdlc.ca/2019_vdlc_education_program
This course uses case law reviews to examine the privacy rights of employees in the workplace, the limits on employer interference with those rights, and the possible remedies for impermissible interference with those rights. Areas covered will include workplace surveillance, employer monitoring of computer use, internet and emails, permissible employee use of electronic communications and equipment at work, the perils and pitfalls of social networking, restrictions on access to medical information and drug testing and monitoring. The course will also discuss Supreme Court of Canada decisions on drug testing and publicizing personal information on the internet.
Instructor James Baugh, Kestrel Workplace Legal Counsel
Called to the bar in 1988, James Baugh’s areas of practice include labour and employment law, human rights, defamation and civil litigation. Mr. Baugh has taught courses in labour law and human rights, and has made presentations on employment related topics at a variety of conferences and workshops. Prior to joining Kestrel Workplace Legal Counsel, he practiced labour and employment law at McGrady and Company for many years.