A Brief Note On Privacy And Electronic Monitoring

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Moral Rights in the Work Place Research Question: Privacy and Electronic Monitoring in the Work Place? Introduction: Work is one of the most important and highly valued human activities in large part because it is necessary for so many other central human goods. Moral Rights and Work are connected because by the actions of others opportunities to work can be jeopardized. The expansion and proliferation of technology has dawned a new era. Employers can easily monitor various side of their employee’s jobs with the help of technology especially on computers and telephones, email and voice mail, keystroke counting. Employer always keep an eye on their employee’s work. Such monitoring is almost unregulated. Therefore, unless…show more content…
And 65% use software to block connections to web sites deemed off limits for employees. This is a 27% increase since 2001 when the survey was first conducted. Employers are motivated by concern over litigation and the increasing role that electronic evidence plays in lawsuits and government agency investigations. One hand it is necessary to monitor the employees’ because to protect the business from legal liabilities and produce more efficient employees and sometimes to stop the misuse of electronic resources. According to (Bezek, Britton, 2001) Workplace monitoring can be beneficial for an organization to obtain productivity and efficiency from its employees. Big fortune companies like Microsoft and Apple monitor each and every single call in their call centers so they can get to know about the quality of call and interaction of their employees with the customers but employees already knows that their call is being monitored by their supervisor. That shows transparency in the policy. According to California state law on California Public Utilities Commission, organizations monitoring phone calls are required to inform participants of the recording or monitoring of the conversation by either putting a beep tone on the line or playing a recorded message (1983, General Order 107-B).The need of call monitoring is very important for companies because sometimes after the call, their employees try to contact the customer
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