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Title: Employer Access to Your Social Media Life
Authors: Bowal, Peter
Beckie, Joshua
Keywords: SOCIAL media;EMPLOYERS
Issue Date: May-2012
Publisher: Legal Resource Centre of Alberta Ltd. (LRC)
Citation: Bowal, P. & Beckie, J. (2012). Employer Access to Your Social Media Life. Lawnow, 36(5), 65-68.
Abstract: The article discusses the legal issues related to social media in Canada. It mentions that employers may argue that the law imposes few restrictions on the employee recruitment and selection process and in accessing the social media accounts of employees. However, the human rights legislation requires them to refrain from asking questions concerning the personal information of the applicants which are related to a prohibited ground of discrimination such as sexual orientation, gender, and race.
Description: Article deposited after permission was granted by LRC, June 11, 2013.
ISSN: 0841-2626
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