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Law of Labour Relations, Law in the Workplace, and Labour Arbitration (IRE 1270, IRE 1338, and IRE 1260)

This subject guide is meant to assist students, particularly those enrolled in IRE 1260, IRE 1270 and IRE 1338, with research papers and assignments.

Selected Books - Social Media

Scholarly, Newspaper, Magazine Articles & Reports

Labour Pains, August 1, 2016: Employers Responsible for Protecting Employees from Harassment on Twitter  Toronto Transit Commission and ATU, Local 113 (Use of Social Media), Re , 2016 CarswellOnt 10550 (ON Arb)

Blakes, January 29, 2015: “New challenges for old laws: B.C. Court considers employee misuse of social media,” by Eleni Kassaris and Skye McGinley.
"The Supreme Court of British Columbia’s ruling in Kim v. International Triathlon Union (International Triathlon Union) is the first reported court decision to consider termination of a non-union employee for postings made on a social media platform".

Lancaster House Labour Arbitration Conference 2014. Panel 3: Provocative Postings: Balancing Rights in a Tech-Savvy World. Monitoring Off-Duty Social Media Use (request from CIRHR Library staff)

Anaka, L., & McLeod, K. (2012). Social Media and Digital Evidence at Arbitration: A Union Perspective. In Labour Arbitration Yearbook 2012-2013 (pp. 39-62). Toronto: Lancaster House.

Michaud, J. & Feth, K. (2012). Social Media and Digital Evidence at Arbitration: A Management Perspective. In Labour Arbitration Yearbook 2012-2013 (pp. 17-37). Toronto: Lancaster House.

Fired over Facebook: The Consequences of Discussing Work Online [article]  Western Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 2, Issue 2 (November 19, 2012), pp. [xi]-22 Teitel, Jared 2 W. J. Legal Stud. [xi] (2012)
Blurred boundaries: Social media privacy and the Twenty‐First‐Century employee. Sánchez Abril, P., Levin, A., & Del Riego, A. (2012).American Business Law Journal, 49(1), 63-124. (do a title search in the Summons box provided to link to this title)

Slaw, November 11, 2010: Employees Fired for Facebook Comments

Glowings, Februrary 2011: Facebook and Workplace Privacy: New Developments and Implications for Businesses [PDF]

Other Resources

HeinOnline: online database of legal journals

QuickLaw: law journal collection

Lexology: aggregator of law firm digital publications/blogs