On December 18, 2013, the Alberta Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner ordered an employer to provide training to its staff on appropriate management of personal information in response to the employer viewing a former employee’s personal email account in breach of Alberta’s Personal Information Protection Act (“Alberta PIPA”).
The employer ...
The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta has recently found that an employer who conducted pre employment credit checks of applicants for the position of retail sales associate had breached the requirements of the Alberta Personal Information Protection Act (“PIPA”).
The employer, Mark’s Work Wearhouse Ltd. (“MWW”) was concerned ...
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