Technology makes passing info easy, complying with privacy law tough

By Natalie C. MacDonald
|Canadian Employment Law Today

Privacy is one of the hottest buzzwords in HR. And because technology makes it so easy to transmit reams of information in an instant, ensuring an organization is in compliance with federal and provincial privacy legislation can be a challenge. Two recent decisions to privacy complaints show the dangers in being lax when it comes to using technology.

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Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act