Employee Privacy Rights: Ensure Compliance When Monitoring Employees
Employers need to monitor employees due to employee theft, fraud and inappropriate behavior, but you can't cross the line of violating employee privacy. This difficult balance requires having policies in place and communication that allows for protecting the company without breaking privacy laws. How can you walk this legal tightrope and secure your company? Join us for this critical, 60-minute webinar to discover:
- Your employee monitoring policy - what you can and can't look at
- Employee privacy concerns - legal considerations for the workplace
- Changes coming from new technology - BYOD and social media
- Surveillance cameras and more - how much is too much?
Employee Privacy vs. Employer Monitoring: How to Walk the Tightrope
- Workplace searches - what can be monitored and what's off-limits
- Providing notice - what to include in policy manuals and handbooks
- Why Acceptable Use Policies are important and how to create them
Understanding Employees' Right to Privacy: Getting the Legal Facts Down
- Unpack the Electronic Communications Privacy Act and other regulations
- Termination decisions - what constitutes "legitimate business concerns?"
- Surveillance cameras and video monitoring - where to draw the line
Managing Personal Devices and Social Media: Challenges of New Technology
- What employers can - and can't - do about employee social media use
- Personal email accounts and text messages - what can you access?
- Addressing out-of-office online conduct - key pitfalls to avoid
Question and Answer Session - Hear expert answers to real-world questions!
About the Speaker
James Ottavio Castagnera, JD, PhD has practiced for 40 years as a communication specialist and attorney, principally in higher education.
- He has been a practicing attorney with a major Philadelphia firm, and a communication specialist for the United States Coast Guard and at an R1 university.
- He is currently legal counsel at a regionally-ranked teaching university in Central New Jersey. Jim has published 19 books, as well as some 50 professional/scholarly articles and book chapters.
- He is a frequent commentator in newsletters, newspapers and magazines, and on the Internet. His teaching has taken him to the University of Texas-Austin, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and the Widener University and Drexel University Schools of Law.
Join us for this 60-minute webinar to discover how employers can and cannot legally monitor, review, and access when it comes to their employees.