Richard Johnson spoke to Laura Kane of the Canadian Press to share an employment lawyer’s perspective on how universities respond to allegations of sexual harassment and assault.
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With contributions by Andres Barker, Lawyer. In April 2014, the BC Information and Privacy Commissioner issued a report regarding the flawed process for conducting employment-related record checks in this province (see our previous blog post here). Effective January 2015, the Vancouver Police Department adopted a new Police Information Check (PIC) policy as a result of […]
With contributions by Erin Brandt (nee Kizell), Lawyer. As in most areas of our lives, technology – and particularly use of the Internet – has become a necessity on the job. But along with its workplace benefits, the Internet also brings with it a number of burdens for employers. Constant, unlimited and immediate access to […]
In a 44-page report released April 15, 2014, BC Information and Privacy Commissioner Elizabeth Denham expresses her opinion that the current process in British Columbia for conducting employment-related record checks is “broken” and not meeting the needs of citizens or employers. Denham described Investigation Report F14-01: Use of Police Information Checks in British Columbia as […]