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The Law of Employee Use of Technology
By: Howard Simkevitz, B.A., MSPPM, LL.B., Avner Levin, BSc, LL.B., LL.M., S.J.D.
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As quickly as technology and its uses change, so does the law around employee use of technology at work. The Law of Employee Use of Technology provides you with expert author commentary that references the legislation, case law and arbitrations to help you understand the legal issues relating to employees using technology at work. Get effective guidance on establishing workplace policy for using technology in union and non-union workplaces. The authors' legal, academic and business experience provides a unique perspective for analyzing legal issues and gives you expert commentary that is reliable and relevant to both lawyers and non-lawyers. The Law of Employee Use of Technology is a very practical resource and will:
  • Help you understand common technology issues that may arise at work from blogging and podcasting, to mobile devices and applications
  • Provide you with a clear overview of the legal landscape in the areas of privacy, surveillance, termination, labour arbitration and human rights as it relates to technology in the workplace
  • Assist your business clients in identifying risks in the workplace associated with the use of technology tools
  • Offer you assistance in developing technology policies and make suggestions as to what you need to include
  • Provides you with sample policies relating to email, Internet, blogging, social media and user-generated content
  • This one-of-a-kind guide is a valuable reference for corporate counsel, human resources professionals and legal practitioners that can be read cover-to-cover, or referenced for specific topics of interest
About the Author
Howard Simkevitz, B.A., MSPPM, LL.B., is a Senior Associate Director at Bell Canada, where he provides consulting services in the areas of privacy and cybersecurity. Howard is also an executive member of the Ontario Bar Association's Privacy Law section. He is the author of several papers and is a frequent speaker on a wide range of topics including privacy, information technology and Internet regulation.
Avner Levin, BSc, LL.B., LL.M., S.J.D., is the Director of Ryerson University's Law Research Centre as well as its Privacy and Cyber Crime Institute. Dr. Levin researches privacy and its protection across sectors and jurisdictions. His work on workplace privacy, privacy online and other topics has been funded by the Privacy Commissioner of Canada's Contributions Program. He is the author of several papers on workplace privacy and a frequent media commentator on privacy related issues.