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Busted for pornography at work … what are the consequences for employees?

Friday, March 03, 2017 @ 3:05 PM | By Jim Anstey

Access to the Internet is now a fixture in Canadian workplaces. Whereas accessing pornography was once limited to obtaining physical copies of magazines and videos, today, pornography can be accessed in seconds by a few key strokes and the click of a mouse.

This has created unique problems for employers, who are faced with making decisions about employees caught electronically accessing, storing or distributing pornography at work or on employer-owned devices.

These cases are on the rise, and it seems to be those in which the...