Law protects privacy of employee information

By Soma Ray
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 07/21/2003

Privacy has become one of the greatest concerns of the high-tech era.

With information shooting around the world, through fibre-optic wires, under oceans waves and through air waves, in and out of databases and network servers across the globe, interception of that information is a great concern.

Employers have been treading carefully in some areas while staking out their legal ground in others.