Worker Privacy: You Have None

If you have internet access at work, there's a very good chance your employer has a system in place to monitor your online activities. So, if you're concerned about privacy, take heed. Under current U.S. law, there's little you can do to protect the confidentiality of your internet use on the job. Here's a rundown of the rights you don't have at work.

Notice of monitoring: Only two states (Connecticut and Delaware) require that employers inform workers if they are monitoring online activity, according to Jeremy Gruber, legal director, the National Workrights Institute. Federal legislation requiring such disclosure has been proposed but not enacted. Wired News: Worker Privacy: You Have None

Linked by shanmuga Thursday, 8th December 2005 11:16PM