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Privacy in the Workplace

OnDemand Webinar (92 minutes)

Protecting your employee's privacy has never been more important.Employers are constantly bombarded with new laws and compliance issues. This topic will give an overview of federal and state constitutional provisions and laws regarding privacy in the workplace and will explore the balance between employee privacy and a company's effort to protect its assets and trade secrets. The increased use of technology in the workplace has created new concerns for both employers and employees in the area of privacy. You will learn about laws impacting privacy in the workplace, how to identify potential privacy issues and how to address and deal with privacy complaints. The material will also address the new kinds of issues employers have to deal with such as a better-connected workforce, including smartphones, wearables, social media, biometric data, RFID chips and other issues. Learn the best practices that employers can implement to reduce or mitigate complaints before they are made and how to investigate alleged privacy violations.


Wayne Pinkstone, Fox Rothschild LLP


Laws Effecting Employee Privacy

• The Fourth Amendment (Public Employers)

• The Electronic Communications Privacy Act

• State Statutes and Constitutions

Allowable Monitoring

• Telephone

• Computer, Including Email and Social Media

• Video Recording

Investigating Claims

• Standard Procedures

• Investigation Methodology

• Confidentiality

• Conclusion and Response