Employer’s Duty to Supervise Employee Surfing
The law suggests a company must investigate if it sees dangerous activities by an employee. One response is for management to avert its eyes, and hope it learns nothing that would trigger a need to investigate.
But that response is hazardous. After a calamity, proving that a company knew nothing is hard – especially if the tell-tale signs are records saved on the company’s PCs. It’s better for a company to be generally aware of what its staff are doing on their company-issued PCs. The law motivates management to watch Internet usage for both smut and other risks. . . . Continue Reading