The newly enacted amendments to PIPA address the collection, use
and disclosure of personal information by a trade union in
connection with a labour dispute. No broader changes to the
legislation were made at this time. However, PIPA is slated for
comprehensive review starting no later than July 1, 2015.
As amended, PIPA allows for the collection, use and disclosure
of personal information by a trade union, without the consent of
the individual to whom the personal information pertains, where all
of the following conditions are met:
The collection, use or disclosure of personal information is
for the purpose of informing or persuading the public about a
matter of significant public interest or importance relating to a
labour relations dispute involving the trade union;
The collection, use or disclosure is reasonably necessary for
that purpose; and
It is reasonable to collect, use or disclose the personal
information without consent for that purpose, taking into
consideration all relevant circumstances, including the nature and
sensitivity of the information.
Trade unions relying on these changes to PIPA will still need to
abide by other key components of the legislation, including the use
of reasonable security arrangements to protect personal
information, reasonable retention and destruction measures, and the
accommodation of requests for access to and correction of personal
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