Tweets, Facebook, Email, Texts at Work - Options for Employers

Posted in : Supplementary Articles ROI on 5 March 2010 Issues covered:

David O'Flanagan writes:

The surveillance of employees' use of email and Internet has become an important weapon in an employer’s arsenal in the battle against lost productivity, security problems and reputation issues. However, an employer must always consider the legal pitfalls of relying on information obtained from surveillance in order to avoid potential liability.

While most, if not all, employers will have an Internet and email usage policy, it is becoming essential for many employers to have a separate Social Networking Policy. Interestingly, in January 2010 employment services company Manpower published a survey based on 34,000 employers in 35 countries to gauge employer

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