Labour relations professionals may be unfamiliar with torts — legal wrongs separate and apart from breaches of contract that lead to liability. However, with the recent recognition by Canadian courts of new privacy-related and other torts that affect the workplace, it is incumbent upon unions and employers to learn about the role of these new torts in protecting against workplace misconduct. In …

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