The three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk deal with a recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision that clarified the limitation period for a wrongful dismissal claim starts as soon as working notice is provided, the Morneau Shepell survey which shows employers in Canada are expecting salaries to increase by an average of 2.6 percent in 2019, and guidelines on obtaining meaningful consent.
On February 11, 2013, an adjudicator of the Alberta Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner decided that Alberta's Legal Aid Society is subject to the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA), with consequences for all non-profit organizations that conduct activities with a commercial character. . .
Canada's Information and Privacy Commissioner has released decisions in three formal complaints against Facebook's privacy practices, under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act. The results offer valuable insight into the workings of the world's most popular social network. Users and non-users alike might also feel confident that the company is interested in addressing privacy concerns.