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Employee Privacy Rights: Ensure Compliance When Monitoring Employees


Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

With a rise in employee theft, fraud, and inappropriate work behavior, employers have been exercising their right to monitor their employees more and more - in fact, active monitoring has increased by 40% in the last fifteen years. But employees also have a right to privacy, so how much monitoring is too much? How can you ensure your policies stay legal while still protecting your company? Join us for a live, 60-minute webinar to discover:

  • Your employee monitoring policy: What you can & can't look at
  • Employee privacy concerns: Legal considerations for the workplace
  • BYOD and social media: Changes coming from new technology
  • Surveillance cameras and more: How much is too much?

Program Highlights

  • Navigating the Minefield: Employee Privacy vs. Employer Management Rights

    • Workplace searches: What can be monitored & what's off-limits
    • Notice and buy-in: What to include in policy manuals & handbooks
    • Why acceptable use policies are important and how to create them
  • An Employee's Right to Privacy: Legal Do's and Don'ts

    • Unpack the Electronic Communications Privacy Act & other regulations
    • Termination decisions: What constitutes "legitimate business concerns?"
    • Surveillance cameras & video monitoring: Where to draw the line
  • Social Media & the Workplace: Managing B.Y.O.D.

    • 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
  • Live Question & Answer Session - Have your questions answered by the expert!

About The Speaker

Dr. Jim Castagnera, Esq. holds a JD and a PhD in American Studies from Case Western Reserve University.

  • For ten years he was a labor and employment lawyer with a major Philadelphia law firm, before moving into higher education as legal counsel to a university in New Jersey.
  • He is the author of 20 books, including Employment and Labor Law (Cengage Learning, 9th edition 2016) and the Employment Law Answer Book (Wolters Kluwer, 9th edition 2016). He has taught law at the Widener University Law School, the Wharton School at Penn, and currently the Drexel University Law School, where he teaches online employment law and HR management courses.
  • His practice, writing and teaching of employment law across some 35 years have made him an expert in the field with a high level of knowledge about employee privacy to share with our audience.

Program Benefits

Join us for this 60-minute webinar to discover what employers can and cannot legally monitor, review, and access in regards to their employees.