Privacy Best Practices For Employer-Issued Fitness Trackers

Law360 (March 26, 2019, 1:04 PM EDT) -- Workplace technology has been ever-changing in the past few decades: from desktop computers, to mobile phones, to laptop computers, to smart phones. Now, smart watches are capable of receiving text messages and phone calls, tracking sleep, tracking daily fitness activity and more. (Cue "Black Mirror" montage).

What does it mean for employees' privacy when the technology is advancing at such an astronomical rate?

The Extent of an Employee's "Right to Privacy"

An employee's right to privacy largely depends on where and how the employer is accessing personal information.

For instance, most employees believe their online social media accounts (whether set to...

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