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Data Security and Workplace Privacy Chair Discusses Legal Risks with Wearables in the Workplace


In a recent interview with SHRM, Risa Boerner shares her thoughts on the legal risks associated with wearable devises that prompt physical distancing in the workplace. Risa explains that organizations need to ensure they’re appropriately storing and protecting data collected by wearable devices. Laws such as the California Consumer Privacy Act and the General Data Protection Regulation can also apply when collecting data on employee health or location. She urges companies that follow these laws to take special precautions to minimize risk of litigation.

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