We are regularly asked for comments on employment issues of the day, and regarding high-profile cases we are involved with.
Below are posts, media appearance and other employment law updates from Swann Law.
“Employers are going to want to mandate vaccinations for commercial reasons and health and safety reasons, and probably they’re going to be able to show that there’s sufficient reason for public health,” said Tatha Swann. The big caveats are human rights and privacy objections, she cautioned.
The CBC fired the reporter after evidence of misconduct was found in his personal messages. While employees have a limited expectation of privacy when using company equipment, employers are expected to justify any search of the employee’s device, says Tatha Swann.
Tatha and her co-counsel, Alexi Wood, discuss the lawsuit of 4 women who accused Soulpepper Theatre artistic director Albert Schultz of sexual harassment.
Soulpepper actors Diana Bentley, Kristin Booth, Patricia Fagan and Hannah Miller sued for $4.25 million in damages and seeking $3.6 million from Schultz in the highest profile public case of sexual misconduct in Canada since U.S. film producer Harvey Weinstein sparked the #MeToo movement.