Remotely Monitoring Employees During A Pandemic: Legal Issues For HR

Employment law expert Dr. Jim Castagnera will reveal crucial legal issues surrounding employee monitoring. You will learn about the tools and policies organizations are using to maximize productivity and catch inappropriate behavior.

What You'll Learn

  • What are the leading technologies for monitoring employees?
  • What are the purposes of employee monitoring?
  • What policies should you have in place to regulate and monitor activities?
  • Do teleworking employees have privacy rights?
  • What legal issues does employee monitoring raise?
  • Should you require remote employees to sign agreements?
  • Can you present monitoring to employees as a win-win scenario?
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Training Overview

Who’s watching your remote employees? Learn what remote employee monitoring is allowed.

Darcy spends a couple of hours of each workday selling personalized cut steel pencil cups on Etsy. Julien shows up for team meetings wearing pajamas. Irma sends emails to her clients complaining she is worried about contracting COVID-19. Thomas sells corporate secrets to competitors.

Darcy, Julien, Irma, and Thomas may be like people in your organization—individuals working remotely, undertaking inappropriate activities, and harming their employer. To prevent these behaviors, you need to understand when you may legally monitor employees, how to do it, and what to communicate to your team.

  • What are the leading technologies for monitoring employees?
  • What are the purposes of employee monitoring?
  • What policies should you have in place to regulate and monitor activities?
  • Do teleworking employees have privacy rights?
  • What legal issues does employee monitoring raise?
  • Should you require remote employees to sign agreements?
  • Can you present monitoring to employees as a win-win scenario?
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Who Should Attend?
  • In-house counsel
  • Human resources professionals
  • Information technology staff
  • Management
  • Front line supervisors
  • Security personnel
APPROVAL AND VALIDITY
Credits
  • This program has been approved for 1.5 general recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.
  • This program is valid for 1.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.
What's included
Training includes
  • 1.5 HRCI, 1.5 SHRM
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • All resources and training materials
About

Expert Presenter

Jim Castagnera
  • Member and the Chief Consultant of Holland Media Services LLC, a communications and training company with offices in Philadelphia and Los Angeles
  • Member of Portum Group International LLC, a cybersecurity and privacy consulting firm in Philadelphia
  • Of Counsel to Washington International Business Counsel
  • Adjunct Professor of Law in the Kline School of Law at Drexel University
  • 10 years as a labor, employment, and intellectual-property attorney with Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr
  • 23 years as associate provost and legal counsel for academic affairs at Rider University
  • Holds an M.A. in Journalism from Kent State University
  • J.D. and Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve University