Unlike telephone usage, companies feel strongly that they have a right to control what employees do in the workplace with e-mail and the Internet.
John Zaimes Weston, Benshoof, Rochefort, Rubalcava & MacCuish LLP
Privacy is one of the more slippery workplace issues. Where does it end and where begin-particularly in the Age of Electronica?
It's simply a given that employees will occasionally use the Internet or e-mail for personal reasons. But what if those personal reasons end up causing a hostile work environment, or worse, end up illegal? Employers have a certain amount of liability for what their employees do on their property, and that includes how they …