Tag Archives: Privacy

Accessing Facebook Through Employers: Is The Juice Worth The Squeeze?

Employers are becoming more aware of the impact of Facebook and the type of information it can reveal. Some employers use Facebook to find background or character information about their employees or job applicants. Other employers use Facebook to find out whether employees have disclosed information about the employer’s business. Some employers are taking it … Continue Reading

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Public Employer’s Search of Employer-Provided Communication Devices

Scott E. Blissman also contributed to this post. The U.S. Supreme Court held that a public employer’s review of transcripts of an employee’s text messages on an employer-issued pager constituted a reasonable search under the Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution. City of Ontario, Calif. v. Quon, No. 08-1332 (June 17, 2010). Although the case … Continue Reading

New Jersey High Court Limits Employer’s Right To Review Employee Emails

Lessons for Employers in a Social Media World Recently, in Stengart v. Loving Care Agency, the New Jersey Supreme Court held that an employee had a reasonable expectation of privacy in her Internet-based emails to her lawyer, despite the fact that she sent such emails from a company-owned laptop and was on notice of the … Continue Reading
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