Beware of workplace blogging

Losing productivity isn’t the only challenge faced by employers; the content of web postings can also cause problems
By Daniel Lublin
|Canadian Employment Law Today

With the legal frontier of employee blogs no longer on the horizon, an entirely new set of workplace dangers is testing the threshold of Canadian employment laws. Just as organizations are grappling with novel workplace concerns, courts will be asked to address the legal issues as employees continue to confuse freedom of speech with freedom from workplace consequences.

In my own legal practice, I’ve come across several workplace issues relating to blogs.

It’s not just about blogs.