Employer Text Monitoring Case Wins High Court Nod

Law360, New York (December 14, 2009, 6:46 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to take up an electronic workplace privacy case that left judges in one federal appeals court sharply divided over whether a California police department violated the privacy of one of its sergeants when it read the personal text messages on his department-issued pager.

The court granted certiorari on Monday to the city of Ontario, Calif., and the three questions it had sought to have answered in its petition to the court, filed in April, after the U.S. Court of Appeals...
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