Exploring the Landscape of Privacy and Payroll

CPA Webinar Series

Presented direct to your desktop by the Canadian Payroll Association and John Wunderlich

Archived Webinar: Available until September 8, 2017

NOTE: For certified members, this seminar counts toward 1.5 hours of Continuing Professional Education.

Topic Description

Privacy legislation has been in place in Canada for over 20 years. The Federal private sector privacy law has been in place for over 10 years. The Canadian Payroll Association has been an important conduit for providing information on privacy to payroll professionals in light of private sector privacy legislation federally and in provincial jurisdictions. This webinar will revisit the topic to consider the evolving expectations of employees and accountability of employers in a changing legislative and judicial landscape.

This informative 90-minute session will include a 45-minute presentation, responses to pre-submitted questions and an open forum to discuss your questions with our privacy expert, John Wunderlich.

During the presentation John will cover the following topics:

  • Update on federal and provincial privacy laws: where we are in 2016, including oversight powers, statistics and public attitudes towards privacy
  • Employment issues: employment credit checks, pre-employment drug testing, collection and disclosure of medical data, biometrics use in the workplace
  • Data outsourcing and cross-border data flows: The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and other considerations in a post Snowden world
  • PIPEDA reform and legislative reform: update on what is happening with the legislation
John Wunderlich

About Our Speaker

John Wunderlich is an information security and privacy consultant. He provides assistance to organizations that need to meet multiple stakeholder expectations for the responsible information management of personal information. Before launching his consulting practice, John served in a number of leadership capacities in both the public and private sector. These roles included Director of Privacy for Cancer Care Ontario, Senior Policy and Information Technology Advisor to the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario (IPC), and Program Manager at Ceridian Canada.

John's clients include Fortune 500 companies, government ministries, health information custodians, information technology service providers, and a variety of other organizations. John works with organizations to enable them to focus on measurable performance and process improvement so that they can focus on risk management rather than crisis management.

In addition to his hands-on experience, John is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/C), a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM), a Certified Information System Auditor (CISA), and a trained Six Sigma Black Belt. He has an MBA from the John Molson School of Business in Montreal. He is a lecturer on privacy and information management at Guelph University and is a frequently sought out speaker. He is a co-author of "Managing Personal Information: insights on Corporate Risk and Opportunity for Privacy - Savvy Leaders" from Carswell Press and also a contributor to "Managing the Risk of Re-Identification for Public Use Files", a report for the Privacy Commissioner of Canada. John has a regular column on privacy issues for payroll and HR professionals in Dialogue, the bi-monthly magazine of the Canadian Payroll Association.

John's interest in data protection, operational excellence, and continuous improvement are best represented by his commitment to the principles of Privacy By Design (PbD) – a made in Ontario, pro-active approach to privacy protection that creates a win-win situation for the individual and the organizations collecting, using, and disclosing their personal information.

In a volunteer capacity, John serves as a member of the Ontario Cancer Research Ethics Board and is on the Canadian Advisory Committee of the Standards Council of Canada for SC27, which includes ISO standards for security and privacy. John is also a member of the Consent & Information Sharing Work Group of the Kantara Initiative, focusing on open notice projects to help fix the broken consent and notice system on the Internet. In addition, John is the Chairman of the Board for Theatre Smith-Gilmour, a theatre company in Toronto.

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CPA Member - $99.00 plus applicable taxes
Non-Member - $149.00 plus applicable taxes

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