The right to portability: new obligations for businesses and public bodies

May 22, 2024

On September 22, 2024, the right to portability will come into force in Quebec.

This new right, integrated into the Act respecting the protection of personal information in the private sector and the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information, allows the person concerned to request that their computerized personal information be communicated to them in a technological format.

The Juste pour rire matter: the Court of Appeal addresses the issue of lifetime employment

April 30, 2024

In an article published on August 2, 2022, “A job for life: Not just for laughs!”, Langlois commented on a decision of the Superior Court of Quebec written by the Honourable J.S.C. Marc Saint-Pierre according to which an employee should be reinstated in his job because he had a job “for life”, despite consistent and unanimous case law that the Superior Court does not have the power to order the reinstatement of an employee in a strictly civil proceeding. However, the Quebec Court of Appeal, in a decision dated February 8, 2024, overturned the Superior Court’s decision and added a few interesting twists.

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