NY Agency's GPS Tracking Of Worker Was Justified: Court

Law360, New York (November 23, 2011, 7:59 PM EST) -- A divided New York state appeals court ruled Wednesday that the state Labor Department justifiably used a GPS device to nab an employee suspected of regularly lying about his whereabouts during work hours — even though the device had tracked him during off-hours.

Three of five judges in a panel for the Appellate Division of New York Supreme Court, Third Judicial Department, sided with the Labor Department against Michael Cunningham, its former director of staff and organizational development for nearly 20 years. The department fired Cunningham...
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