Lexology: When monitoring employees’ computer activity, don’t overreach by Robin Shea:
Know where your rights as an employer begin and end.
A federal judge refused this week to dismiss a “cyber privacy” lawsuit, providing some good lessons for employers.
Most employers have policies giving them the right to monitor employees’ activities while using the employer’s computer systems. But even so, the employer’s rights aren’t unlimited.
The allegations in Frankhouser v. Clearfield County Career & Technical Center may not be true. But hang on to your hat because here is what the plaintiff says:
The order here.