The recent growth in popularity of two personal communication innovations, instant messaging and cellular phones with cameras installed, has left employee handbooks outdated and presents potential liability for employers.
In 2002, vendors shipped 18.2 million camera phones worldwide. In 2003, they shipped 50 million. Instant messaging has become equally popul......Full article >>>
is a clear policy concerning the use of cellular phones.
An employee handbook policy cannot eliminate the possibility of camera phone abuse, but it can set guidelines and parameters for their use, thereby limiting the opportunity for abuse. Obviously, the policy must be tailored to each employers workplace. Some employers may choose to ban camera phones altogether. However, a more practic......Full article >>>
instant messaging use and content, only 6 percent had a policy regarding the retention of instant messages.
For those employers who are caught off guard and dont have an e-mail and instant messaging use, monitoring and retention policy, the expense and difficulty of discovery may only be the beginning.
For example, in Thompson v. United States HUD
, the District of Marylan......Full article >>>
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