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Employee Privacy During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

June 15, 2021 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Beyond COVID-19: A Series on Employment Law Issues in the Post-Pandemic Workplace

Webcast 4: Employee Privacy During The COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

Please note that this program will be delivered in English.

Remote working has caused employers to search for new ways to track employee productivity and engagement. But where do we draw the line when it comes to worker privacy, and just how far can a company go to keep tabs on their employees? 

Join Blakes Employment & Labour lawyers for practical tips that address these and other pressing issues on employee privacy.


  • Top privacy concerns when employees are working from home

  • An overview on how privacy laws interact with health and safety concerns when returning to the office

  • Privacy tips related to diversity and inclusion data

  • Legislative changes

Following the presentation, there will be a 15-minute Q&A session.


  • Anna Abbott, Partner, Toronto

  • Aldona Gudas, Partner, Montréal

  • de Lobe Lederman, Associate, Ottawa

  • Lindsay Stitt, Associate, Toronto


Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Live Webcast:

12 – 1 p.m. (EDT)


Mandatory Continuing Education

This program contains 1 hour of Substantive content.

Please note that pursuant to the amendments to the Règlement sur la formation continue obligatoire des avocats (Regulation respecting mandatory continuing education for lawyers – available in French only) of the Barreau du Québec, which came into force on April 1, 2019, the status of “recognized provider” and the mandatory “recognition” of activities have been abolished.

Blakes will continue to provide you with a confirmation of participation for your records. As stipulated in the above-mentioned regulation, members must preserve supporting documents attesting their completion of training activities for a period of seven years beginning on April 30 following the end of the reference period during which such activities were completed.

British Columbia
This program has been accredited for 1 CPD Credit Hour with The Law Society of British Columbia..