Issue # 1: I noticed there was a recoding devise placed on the telephone.
Act: Section 184(1) of the Criminal Code makes it an offence for anyone, including an employer, to wilfully intercept a private communication by means of any electro-magnetic, acoustic, mechanical or other device” (England, 2008)
Resolution: Anything that has been recorded to be disposed of
Issue # 2: I felt dizzy and went to the Big Steel Medical Clinic and found out I was pregnant. Bob, the General Manager had “heard” of the pregnancy from the company clinic. He should not have been told that I was pregnant.
Under the PIPEDA “Personal information shall not be used or disclosed for purposes other than those for which it was collected, except with the consent of the individual or as required by law. Personal information shall be retained only as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.” (S.C. 2000, c.5, 4.5 Principal 5) Under the PHIPA 12. (1) A health information custodian shall take steps that are reasonable in the circumstances to ensure that personal health information in the custodian’s custody or control is protected against theft, loss and unauthorized use or disclosure and to ensure that the records containing the information are protected against unauthorized copying, modification or disposal. 2004, c. 3, Sched. A, s. 12 (1).
Resolution: Make sure I have job security and entitled to full benefits of maternity leave PHIPA 56. (1) A person who has reasonable grounds to believe that another person has contravened or is about to contravene a provision of this Act or its regulations may make a complaint to the Commissioner. 2004, c. 3, Sched. A, s. 56 (1).
Issue # 3: I was told that I would have to take a lie detector test because it was company policy. I wanted a unidon representative could be present