Employee newsletters

Can an employer be held responsible for the contents of an employee newsletter written by employees?
By Stuart Rudner
|Canadian Employment Law Today

Question:

Our company recently started an employee newsletter. There has been some concern in management about the content of the newsletter, and who is responsible if something libelous is said about another employee, even in a joking manner. Can an employer be held responsible for the contents of an employee newsletter written by employees?

Answer: