The Tort of Intrusion Upon Seclusion may Impact Employers

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A tort, in common law jurisdictions, is a civil wrong that causes another individual to suffer loss or harm and results in legal liability for the person who actually committed the tortious act. In the case of Jones v. Tsige (“Jones”), 2012 ONCA 32, the Ontario Court of Appeal recognized for the first time a tort called “intrusion upon seclusion”. This developing tort may have important implications for employers.  

 

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