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Don’t reuse passwords, Privacy Commissioner warns

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) is urging businesses to require employees to reset their passwords in order to curb a recent trend involving breaches.

Company that released result of employee’s drug test contravened privacy law

An employee working for a an international trucking company that is considered a federally regulated employer alleged that while his accident claim was active with a provincial workers’ compensation board, his employer informed the board, without his knowledge  and consent, that he had tested positive in a drug test.

Investigation of serious workplace health and safety incidents

The Alberta government is working with the province’s police services to coordinate the investigation of serious workplace health and safety incidents under Bill C-45.

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Cristina Lavecchia

Cristina is an editor and researcher at First Reference. She is a licensed paralegal and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree, Political Science major at York University. During Cristina's paralegal and undergraduate studies she studied employment standards, occupational health and safety, and workplace safety and insurance. Read more

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