Workplace Designs and Privacy Concerns

November 16th, 2017 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Confidential Information, Employment Law, Privacy, Privacy Rights, Workplace Culture

Over the years, workspace layouts have evolved. First there were individual private offices, then cubicles. Eventually, offices turned into open…

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Protecting Student Records

The federal Family and Educational Rights and Privacy Act (commonly known as “FERPA”) became effective in 1974 and protects the…

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Regulating Biometric Data in the Workplace

August 31st, 2017 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Confidential Information, Illinois Law, Personal Identifying Information, Privacy, Privacy Rights

Throughout the United States, employers’ use of biometric data is increasing. Biometrics are the measurements of a person’s physical being….

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Wearables: Privacy and Discrimination Considerations for Employers

June 27th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Discrimination, Employee Performance, Privacy Rights, Technology, Wellness Programs

Incorporating wearable technology into the workplace can help employers monitor their employees’ health and productivity; however, access to employees’ personal…

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Whole Foods Blanket No-Recording Policy Violates NLRA

January 7th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Labor Law, NLRA, Privacy Rights

The National Labor Relations Board has ruled that a blanket no-recording policy by Whole Foods is unlawful under the National…

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Social Media – A Legitimate Tool for Applicant Screening?

October 30th, 2014 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Hiring, Human Resources, Privacy Rights, Social Media, Technology

At this point in our technological lives, it is rare for those involved in the hiring process not to search…

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Social Media – A Platform for Protected Discussion

October 30th, 2014 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Employee Relations, Human Resources, Privacy Rights, Social Media, Technology

Employers must use caution in disciplining workers for negative comments publicly posted online through social media. The National Labor Relations…

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Privacy Rights to Cell Phone Data

July 16th, 2014 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Privacy Rights, Social Media, Technology, United States Supreme Court

In Riley v. California, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously agreed that law enforcement personnel must first obtain a warrant before they…

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How Do We Protect Confidential Information in the Workplace?

July 15th, 2013 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Confidential Information, Employee Handbook, Privacy Rights

The best way to protect confidential information in the workplace is to provide employees with a framework of procedures and…

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Why is Confidentiality Important?

In today’s increasingly litigious and highly competitive workplace, confidentiality is important for a host of reasons: Failure to properly secure…

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