According to PIPEDA, employee files are specifically referred to as employee personal information and PIPEDA only applies if it is used or disclosed "in connection with the operation of a federal work, undertaking or business."
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Knowing your privacy rights and the basics of Canadian privacy legislation will empower you to regain control over your personal information.
European Union law-makers have reached agreement in December 2015 on a new Regulation designed to govern the flow and stewardship of personally identifiable data...
Learn how to properly request access to a copy of your personal information from organizations subject to PIPEDA.
It is important to understand the difference between organizations that operate in the private and public sector because privacy legislation surrounding both sectors is usually vastly different.