Wednesday, December 26, 2018, 1:00-2:00pm
Most employees carry with them powerful computing devices – smartphone and tablets – that they use for mixed personal and professional use.
These devices can enhance or hinder productivity.
The powerful communications capabilities of these devices enable a range of activity which exposes employers to liability.
Every day employers struggle with crafting policies that allow employees autonomy to use their devise, even channel them to productive work use, but limit their exposure to liability, including allegations that employers are invading the privacy of employees.
This program provides a practical guide to points of employer liability for employee use, on the job or for work, of smart devise and best practices to limit that liability.
- Smart devise in the workplace – enabling productive behavior and limiting liability
- Monitoring workplace usage and potential violations/liability for invasions of privacy
- Wage and hour issues – when does the workday begin and end when employees are never disconnected?
- EEO violations, discrimination and harassment risks when devices are used for mixed professional/personal use
- Obtaining digital evidence from employee devices – what’s allowed, what’s not?
- Safety/driving/tort issues and considerations for employers
- Best practices in preserving employer trade secret issues
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