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With Wearable Tech, Trust Is Paramount


Jason Geller was quoted in an article entitled “With Wearable Tech, Trust Is Paramount,” posted on Risk & Insurance.

According to the article, with the increasing usage of wearable technology in the workplace, the degree to which companies can effectively collect data on their employees hinges upon trust and transparency.

The greater the intrusion into workers’ privacy, said Geller, “the stronger the justification for intrusion the employer must advance.”

Intrusions that save lives and prevent injuries on a worksite would likely pass a court’s test for “legitimate justification,” he said. Intrusions imposed for the employer’s benefit, such as productivity tracking, would be subject to a higher standard.

To read the full article, please visit Risk & Insurance.


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