Employers have been cautioned to be wary of insiders with the potential to cause the organization great harm. For instance, employers are often advised that if they are terminating IT personnel they should do so with pay in lieu of notice, instead of working notice. A recent hearing in Manitoba illustrates the insider risks associated with IT roles.
In Canada, employees have the right to access information in their personnel and payroll files, provided that it does not interfere with another employee’s privacy rights.
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