GPS and Other Monitoring of Employees: Legal or Not?

Stuart Silverman

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Employers are now seeking more and more ways to monitor their employees. There are many ways that employers are monitoring their employees including GPS, video monitoring, electronic monitoring of electronic communication from the workplace and many other methods of monitoring employees. But how far can employers go and are these techniques lawful or not? Employers want to know and we have the answers in our informative webinar. What types of legal pitfalls can such monitoring bring?

Course Outline

Claims of violation of right to privacy

·         Allegations of violations of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act and/or Stored Communications Act

·         State laws that prohibit the use of GPS monitoring

·         How to best balance the employee's expectation of privacy, the reasonableness of the intrusion upon that privacy and the employer's legitimate business purpose for using a GPS Monitoring Device

·         Is there a difference between tracking during working and non-working hours

·         Is there a difference if video monitoring picks up sound as well

·         Policies employers should implement to avoid creating a reasonable expectation of privacy

·         What courts have to say on this subject


Course Objetive

  • Learn about e rights State laws that may pose problems for you if you terminate an employee for a social media post, they made while off-duty.
  • What legal issues the NLRB could allege based on your social media policy
  • First Amendment rights of public employees
  • Cyberbullying vs bullying are they the same
  • Online harassment is the employer responsible
  • How to create a legally compliant social media policy.

Best practices to protect your organization from these legal pitfalls.

Target Audience

  • HR Professionals
  • In-House Counsel
  • Managers
  • Business Owners
  • CEO's
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Speaker: Stuart Silverman,

Stuart Silverman has been practicing law for almost 30 years and is the principal of the Law Offices of Stuart M. Silverman, P.A., located in Boca Raton, Florida. The emphasis of his practice is in the area of labor and employment law, and business and commercial litigation. Mr. Silverman has represented both private and public employers, as well as individual employees in a whole host of complex business disputes and employment settings at administrative levels, and state and federal trial and appellate courts. His extensive employment litigation experience includes claims under age, race, sex discrimination, wage and hour claims, whistleblower and retaliation claims, ADA and FMLA claims, public employee's claims, as well as disputes under employment contracts, non-compete agreements, trade secrets disputes, and partnership breakups. Mr. Silverman is a frequent speaker on his areas of practice.

Mr. Silverman is also a member of The Workplace Violence Prevention Institute (WPVI), a group formed to investigate solutions and strategies from a proactive and systemic perspective to minimize the risk of workplace violence and school violence, specifically violence caused by employees or former employees or former students. He earned his B.A. degree, with high honors, and his J.D. degree from Rutgers University. Mr. Silverman is admitted to The Florida Bar and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

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