Published June 1987
by College & Univ Professional Assn .
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||50|
Workrights Pensions, job security, privacy, free speech, due process, fringe benefits, health safeguards and other employee rights you thyought you had Smith, Robert Ellis Published by E. P. Dutton, Inc, New York (). Brilliantly lays out the bitter truth: that the American workplace is a dictatorship where workers have few, if any, rights." -Barbara Ehrenreich, author of Nickel and Dimed An expose of the shocking ways that companies invade employees' privacy /5(17). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Koral, Alan M. Employee privacy rights. New York, N.Y.: Executive Enterprises Publications, © (OCoLC) These policies may be communicated through employee handbooks, by memos, in union contracts, and by other means. Courts often have found that when employees are on the job, their expectation of privacy is limited. 2. Computers and Workstations. Employers generally are allowed to monitor your activity on a workplace computer or workstation.
VA/AFGE Master Agreement Training: General Employee Rights Open Book Research Group Activity VA/AFGE Master Agreement Training: General Employee Rights 5 Article Employee Rights •The purpose of the article is to define in specific terms the rights of bargaining unit employees under the Master Agreement. Employees may also have a right to privacy in their telephone conversations or voicemail messages. However, employees have very limited rights to privacy in their e-mail messages and Internet usage while using the employer's computer system. Other important employee rights include: Right to be free from discrimination and harassment of all types; Right to a safe workplace free of dangerous conditions, toxic substances, and other potential safety hazards; Right . The basic legal principle that employers should follow is not to reveal medical information about you unless there is a legitimate business reason to do so. But because that standard is fairly vague, there are laws which more specifically protect the privacy of your medical records, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, the law which. Both federal and state laws recognize that employees maintain certain privacy rights in the workplace, including a medical condition or personal health information. But this right is not absolute and must be balanced against a company’s legitimate business needs. For example, the ADA, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and California’s FEHA.
An employee's right to privacy in the workplace is an increasingly controversial legal topic, especially in an age of increased reliance on computers and electronic mail to do business. Technology has enabled employers to monitor virtually all workplace communications made by employees using computers -- including use of the Internet and company e-mail. Can employers read your email, monitor your blog or social networking posts, or put up surveillance cameras in the workplace? What about requiring drug tests, polygraphs, or medical exams? How does the right to privacy work -- and what should you do if you think your rights have been violated? Find out here. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shepard, Ira Michael, Employee privacy rights. Washington, DC: CUPA, © (OCoLC) Document Type. 1. Medical Information "California employers should be mindful of privacy rights as they pertain to medical information," said Christopher Olmsted, an attorney with Ogletree Deakins in .