Canada Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act: Quick Reference - 2018 Edition

Par : Jamie Knight, LL.B., Melanie McNaught, LL.B.
ISBN/ISSN/No. de produit : 978-0-7798-7936-6
Type de produit : Book S.O. Annual/biannual/biennial
Coût de mise à jour prévu : Annual volumes supplied on standing order subscription
Nombre de pages : Approximately 300 pages
Nombre de volumes : 1 volume bound
Reliure : softcover
Date de publication : 2017-12-29
Éditeur : Carswell
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Be Prepared. Be Protected. Understand PIPEDA with this quick reference.

Threats to privacy primarily occur due to new ways in which information is collected and used. Be prepared. Be protected. Understand this important privacy legislation. This Quick Reference explains employer requirements under the Canada Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). PIPEDA applies to organizations that collect, use or disclose personal information within a province or territory, unless that province or territory has passed a law similar to the provisions of this Act. The authors have described the overall requirements of PIPEDA, plus its real and potential impact.

NEW IN THE 2018 EDITION

  • Updates and expanded coverage of recent case law.
  • Information on legislation in Nova Scotia considered substantially similar to PIPEDA in relation to health information.
  • Updates regarding Supreme Court of Canada decisions in Royal Bank of Canada v. Trang, in relation to implied consent, and Douez v. Facebook, Inc., which raised the possibility of bringing privacy class action suits against international companies.
  • An update on the private right of action under Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL).

À propos de l'auteur

Jamie Knight, LL.B., practices labour and employment law as a partner with Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti  LLP in the firm’s Hamilton and Toronto offices. Jamie has almost thirty-five years of experience working with his clients to improve the effectiveness of their human resources relationships.  Jamie represents employers in all aspects of dealing with their unionized and non-unionized employees. Jamie’s practice features wrongful dismissal, human rights, health and safety, privacy, labour board hearings, collective bargaining and labour arbitrations. Jamie is an author/co-author of some twenty publications – almost all in multiple editions.  He is a teacher, frequent speaker, and pro-active advocate for workplaces that work.

Jamie has been on the Board of the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (“CACE”) since 2008 and is currently Past President. In 2017, Jamie was named the Canadian HR Reporter 2017 Employment Lawyer of the Year, as selected by Canadian Lawyer Magazine. In addition to a Band 1 ranking in Chambers Global and Chambers Canada, Jamie has maintained a high ranking for many years in other respected sources, including the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (in the categories of Employment Law and Labour Relations ), the Martindale-Hubbell Directory, Best Lawyers, and in Who’s Who Legal: Canada under the Management Labour and Employment practice area.

Melanie McNaught, LL.B., is a partner with Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP, practising in all areas of labour and employment law. Melanie earned a Bachelor of Journalism from Carleton University in 1999, and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Victoria in 2002. Melanie articled at the Ontario Court of Appeal before joining the firm as an associate.

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