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1/4/2012 | 6:01:44 AM
re: The Privacy Lawyer: Monitoring Employees' Internet Communications: Big Brother Or Responsible Business?
There are different tools and devices that can help you monitoring employeeG«÷s internet communication and in my opinion it is legal. Under US law, companies can monitor employeesG«÷ computer usage with impunity, because workplace computers and their data are the property of the employers, and also because employees do not have a reasonable expectation of privacy in the workplace. Using these tools it can help you manage your employees effectively and help employees to stay focus at work. However, it is depends on how you use these tools to monitor employees. There are times that instead of helping employees to improve productivity it does the opposite and it is because of misuses of these tools. The reason is it invades employee privacy. Here is an article that can serve you as your guide in monitoring employees, it discusses what is ethical monitoring?


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