Employee Use of Dual-Purpose Electronic Devices: Legal Challenges for Employers
Protecting Company Interests When Employees Use Personal Smartphones, Tablets and Laptops for Work
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide guidance for employment counsel on policies and procedures to govern employees' use of personal electronic devices for both personal and work purposes. The panel will outline key considerations to protect employer interests and avoid violating employee privacy rights.
- Dual-use devices in the workplace—latest trends
- Protecting employer interests
- Usage policies
- Record keeping and policy enforcement
- Malware concerns
- Disabling the device
- Preparing for security incidents
- Issues when employment ends
- Employee privacy considerations
- Personal information storage
- Location tracking by a device with GPS capability
- Off-duty social media activity on the dual-use device
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What security threats do dual-use electronic devices pose to an employer's interests?
- How can an employer monitor an employee's use on a device without violating his privacy rights?
- What steps should an employer take to protect business information stored on an employee's device when the employment ends?
- What are the key issues that should be addressed in an effective policy governing dual-use devices?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Philip L. Gordon
Mr. Gordon is the Chair of the firm's Privacy and Data Protection Practice Group. He has years of experience... | Read More
Mr. Gordon is the Chair of the firm's Privacy and Data Protection Practice Group. He has years of experience litigating privacy-based claims and counseling clients on all aspects of workplace privacy. He has provided advice to businesses of all sizes on surveillance of employees' electronic communications, background checks, responding to security breaches, outsourcing and compliance with HIPAA.Close
He advises the Firm's lawyers and their clients on electronic discovery issues, including the preservation, collection,... | Read More
He advises the Firm's lawyers and their clients on electronic discovery issues, including the preservation, collection, review, and production of electronically stored information. He frequently lectures on technology and eDiscovery topics, including ethics rules applicable to eDiscovery, case law and industry standards, complexities of using search and retrieval tools, and trends in eDiscovery.Close
Josh B. Kirkpatrick
He focuses his practice on employment litigation and counseling. He has represented clients in a wide range of... | Read More
He focuses his practice on employment litigation and counseling. He has represented clients in a wide range of employment and labor law matters in federal and state courts, arbitration and mediation, and before the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and its counterpart state agencies.Close