Workplace Privacy Law The Need for a New Paradigm Lewis Maltby National Workrights Institute November 3, 2012 What goes around comes around. Anonymous American privacy law has been much discussed. A small forest has been consumed producing the judicial opinions and law review articles on the subject. Unfortunately, all of them are wrong. Officially, employment [...]
NWI Addresses Judicial Conference on Privacy NWI president Lewis Maltby addressed 150 appellate court judges at the July 16 meeting of the Foundation for Judicial Excellence regarding employment privacy. Judges have consistently held that employees have no right of privacy in company owned computers. Maltby pointed out that this rule, while perhaps fair for office [...]
Liza Concepcion was a victim of consumer fraud by AT&T. Now after being caught in a catch-22 with thousands of others, the Supreme Court announced AT&T is home free. Learn about the latest corporate "get out of jail free" card.
Congressman John Mica (R-FL) is pushing the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to implement a biometric identification program for port and maritime workers, whether it is ready or not. Mica’s Transportation and Infrastructure Committee held hearings last week at which the TSA was scolded for not having the biometric version of its security program up and [...]
Biometric technology is growing at an incredible rate. The use of biometric technology, such as electronic iris scans, has the potential to increase public safety by providing better control to sensitive areas like nuclear power plants. Even retail companies are getting in on the trend. But there is also grave risk to human rights. J. [...]
Hospitals Shift Smoking Bans to Smoker Ban By A. G. SULZBERGER Published: February 10, 2011 Smokers now face another risk from their habit: it could cost them a shot at a job. Enlarge This Image More hospitals and medical businesses in many states are adopting strict policies that make smoking a reason to turn away [...]
The Looming NFL Lockout Who’s to Blame? In most labor disputes, it’s easy to pick sides. Just support the little guy. It’s easy to root for a worker trying to raise a family on $30,000 a year, who is struggling to get a 5% raise from a CEO that makes $5 million a year. But [...]