U.S. Privacy Law and Employee Monitoring: On a Collision Course?
Employers have many incentives to monitor employees, whether to protect assets, safeguard the workplace, track productivity, or deter workplace violence and other misconduct. Today, employers have many ways to track their workforce. But just because there are more options, should they use them? And is it legal to collect employee data, use and maintain it? Risa Boerner, chair of Fisher Phillips’ Data Security and Workplace Privacy Practice Group, and Jeff Csercsevits, attorney in the firm’s Philadelphia office, explore these questions in their article for Corporate Counsel. In their article, they touch on U.S. privacy laws that manage workplace information and how employers should consider these when implementing monitoring programs.
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