Employees in the Workplace

U.S. Employees Need a Federal Data Protection Law

, New York Law Journal


In her Employees in the Workplace column, Outten & Golden partner Wendi S. Lazar writes: Although federal and state legislation have attempted to protect consumers from loss and theft of their data, employees have been left to fend for themselves, and most employees don't understand the implications of using their own devices at work: personal data becomes subject to discovery requests, devices may be remotely wiped, and the employee may be tracked in real time.

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