Social Media and Employment Law Issues- Hiring & Firing P.1

July 17th, 2015 by Christopher W Statham

Social Media and Employment Law Issues- Hiring & Firing P.1

In this video, Christopher W. Statham a Toronto employment lawyer talks about social media and employment law issues in regards to hiring employees and firing employees for Toronto human resources professionals.

Christopher talks about the impact of social media on employment law issues. For example can you do background checks on potential employees on social media such as Facebook? Can you also fire an employee for what they post on Facebook or other social media sites.

Do the employees or potential employees have a reasonable expectation of privacy for what they post on their Facebook page?

These days there is more and more time spent by employees at work checking their social media accounts. Do employers have the right to ask for your Facebook password?

This is a great overview for HR Professionals and employers. Devry Smith Frank LLP has produced a series of videos to assist HR professionals and HR departments. To view other Ontario employment law videos and videos for other practice areas, please visit our media page.

Our law offices are conveniently located in the Lawrence and Don Mills area of Toronto and we have plenty of free parking.

For more details or information on social media or employment law matters, kindly contact one of our Toronto employment lawyers or employment lawyer Christopher W. Statham directly.


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