Threats to privacy primarily occur due to new ways in which information is collected and used. Be prepared. Be protected. Understand this important privacy legislation. This Quick Reference explains employer requirements under the Canada Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). PIPEDA applies to organizations that collect, use or disclose personal information within a province or territory, unless that province or territory has passed a law similar to the provisions of this Act. The authors have described the overall requirements of PIPEDA, plus its real and potential impact.
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Jamie Knight, LL.B., is a partner in the Hamilton and Toronto offices of Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP. The firm is the Canadian partner in L&E Global, a worldwide affiliation of employers' counsel, with member firms from throughout Europe, the United States, Mexico, South America, Asia, and as far away as Australia and New Zealand. Mr. Knight has over 30 years of experience representing management in all areas of Employment and Labour law. He is Chair of the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers ("CACE"). He has also authored or co-authored some 20 publications for use by human resource professionals and lawyers on labour relations, health and safety, human rights, and wrongful dismissal.
Melanie McNaught, LL.B., is a partner with Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP, practising in all areas of labour and employment law. Melanie earned a Bachelor of Journalism from Carleton University in 1999, and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Victoria in 2002. Melanie articled at the Ontario Court of Appeal before joining the firm as an associate.