Warn bosses: Their texts could be used as evidence — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily
When a woman sued her employer for sex bias, her lawyer asked the company to produce text messages sent between bosses discussing her salary. The company argued the texts were private, but a court required they be turned over. The lesson: Compose business texts with the same deliberation as official memos. (Ewald v. Royal Norwegian Embassy, DC MN)
Itâs critical to establish and enforce realistic (and legal) limitations on employeesâ use of their own computers, tablets, smartphones, email, social media accounts and other forms of technology â whether theyâre used in the workplace, on the road or at home....Click here to find out more.