Constituent Elements of Workplace Issues
- Personal Relationships
- The Right to Work
- Employee Rights
- The limits on freedom of speech at work, Fair Measures Corp., 01-10-02
- Fair Measures Corporation, with links to other workplace concerns.
- "Va. Tech faculty voice alarm over seized computer -
Professors have expressed the most concern about privacy rights regarding intellectual property and personal e-mails from students",
By KEVIN MILLER,
THE ROANOKE TIMES, Wednesday, April 10, 2002.
- "Virginia Tech police temporarily seize a professor's computer. Some say an investigation into a spray-painting spree is going too far", by KEVIN MILLER
THE ROANOKE TIMES, Saturday, April 06, 2002.
- "Scope of an Employee's Right of Privacy in Employer Communications", by Rod Dixon, VIRGINIA JOURNAL of LAW and TECHNOLOGY, Fall 1997.
- "Employee Monitoring: Is There Privacy in the Workplace?", Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, August 1997.
- "ELECTRONIC INTERACTION IN THE WORKPLACE:
MONITORING, RETRIEVING AND STORING EMPLOYEE
COMMUNICATIONS IN THE INTERNET AGE", by MARK S. DICHTER and
MICHAEL S. BURKHARDT, The American Employment Law Council,
Fourth Annual Conference - Grove Park Inn - Asheville, North Carolina, October 2-5, 1996.
While express or implied
consent is one defense to liability, the mere good faith belief that consent has been given
is normally not a defense.
- Corporate Policies
- Conflict of Interest*
- Gender Differences (Mars/Venus)
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- Internet Surfing & Addiction (Evaluate your addiction level here or get your diploma as a "Nerd" here.)
- Diversity/Equal Opportunity
- Right to Work
- Whistle Blowing*
- Safety & Risks (e.g. CRT/VDU emanations)
- Work Expectations
- Leave (sick and vacation)
- Changing jobs
- Contracts (e.g. non-compete restrictions)
- Trade Secrets
Companies crack down on loose lips
- E-mail rights/Privacy (phone, memos, letters)
- eSniff.com - a service that provides unrestricted Internet access to all employees while still retaining complete control of the network. Effectively ends all non-business activity without intruding on anyone's right to privacy.
- "Many companies monitor workers' Web-surfing habits", by Jennifer Beauprez, Denver Post Business Writer, March 13, 2000.
- Using corporate resources for private use.
- Doing business overseas:
- Business Reports on WorldBiz.vom:
A source of information on international business practices, international
business protocol, international etiquette, cross-cultural communication, negotiating tactics and
country-specific data. Here you will find a variety of unique products and services which are designed to help
you conduct successful business abroad.
* May have an overlap with another area outside of Workplace Issues
Last updated 2002/09/24
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