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New Jersey Enacts Stringent Employer Monitoring Device Law

By on May 2, 2022 in Privacy with 0 Comments

On April 19, 2022, a new law went into effect in New Jersey that is designed to further protect employee privacy in the workplace. Under the new law, employers cannot utilize tracking or electronic communications devices in any vehicle used by an employee unless they first provide written notice to the employee. There are exceptions […]

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Silence is Golden: Someone (Maybe Even Your Own Employees) Might be Taping You

By on July 25, 2018 in Privacy with 0 Comments

As anyone who has read my blog articles know, I get a lot of questions from clients as part of the counseling work that I do, and frequently, I find that clients have the same sorts of questions on a particular topic.  One such question that I get often is whether an employee can surreptitiously […]

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Chipotle in Trouble Again: Can I Tell My Employee to Delete His Posts on Social Media?

By on March 30, 2016 in Privacy with 0 Comments

The Facts James Kennedy was a crew member at the Havertown, Pennsylvania Chipotle restaurant.  On January 28, 2015, Kennedy posted two tweets regarding working conditions of Chipotle employees.  One of the tweets included a news article about hourly employees being required to work on snow days, when other workers were allowed the day off. The […]

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Access to Personnel Files in Pennsylvania and New Jersey

By on February 23, 2016 in Privacy with 0 Comments

You have just terminated your most problematic and least productive employee. The employee leaves the premises immediately after his termination but then returns a few hours later with a request. He wants to review his personnel file. As an employer that terminated this employee just a few short hours ago, are you required by law […]

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