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Employers Should Know the Risks When Monitoring Remote Workers

5.11.20

Employers are keeping an eye on their workers at home through use of remote monitoring technologies. But these tools aren't without legal risks. In an interview with SHRM, Usama Kahf says organizations need to consider that remote employees may be using personal devices for work tasks when they install monitoring technology. He says: "Employees generally have an expectation of privacy in their use of personal computers and phones unless a different company policy has been communicated to them in writing. That policy should detail those situations and uses where employees won't have a reasonable expectation of privacy."

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