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Jbo-ldo croppedMonitoring Employees’ E-mails

Part 3 of 3

By Justin O’Dell & Leslie O’Neal

For the 3rd part of our series on communicating with represented parties, we venture into the issue of employers, employees and e-mail. Many companies have policies in their employee handbooks regarding the use of e-mail in the office but how many are actually monitoring that activity? Are employees being told in advance what level of privacy they can expect when they send and receive e-mails at work? Should employers extend their internet usage policies to include e-mail communication? The Daily Report article by Shannon Green, “To read or not to read, what is expected?”, provides some excellent information on these very topics so we direct you to that article in it’s entirety: