Although the concept of psychological and sexual harassment in the workplace has been around for quite some time, it still remains a hot topic. It has generated a lot of attention especially since the introduction of article 81.18 of the Act respecting labour standards which has provided a definition of psychological harassment by indicating its criteria.
Cybersecurity and insurance are increasingly intersecting as the number, frequency, and severity of cyber incidents rise. More businesses and individuals are transferring cyber risks to insurers. Insurers are improving special-purpose coverage options while limiting or excluding coverage under general liability policies. Consumers should assess needs and policies carefully to understand coverage limits and adequacy.
The current nature of social media and, more broadly, the Digital Age, continues to create challenges for legislators and law enforcement officials alike. One such challenge arises in the cyberbullying context, where intimate (or otherwise private) images are uploaded to the Internet. These files can be copied, forwarded and shared instantaneously, making them seemingly impossible to delete retrospectively. There have been developments in both common law in statute.