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Author Hubbartt, William S.
Title The new battle over workplace privacy : how far can management go? what rights do employees have? : safe practices to minimize conflict, confusion, and litigation / William S. Hubbartt.
Imprint New York : AMACOM, [1998]

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Author Hubbartt, William S.
Subject Labor laws and legislation -- United States.
Employee rights -- United States.
Privacy, Right of -- United States.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 271 pages) : forms
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Summary "The New Battle Over Workplace Privacy considers the basic conflict between an employer's right to manage and an employee's right to privacy, discussing such subjects as: random drug testing, searches and surveillance, the release of workplace information to creditors and future employers, monitoring employee use of E-mail and the Internet, using medical records in making employment-related decisions, checking criminal or driving records, and much more." "Employers walk a fine line when it comes to trying to protect their business concerns and not violate their employees' rights to privacy. The New Battle Over Workplace Privacy arms them with the ammunition they need to protect themselves and walk that line - without stumbling into a potential minefield of lawsuits."--Jacket.
Contents Privacy rights -- Why employers pry -- Privacy law primer -- Don't judge the book by its cover: preemployment inquiries, background checks, and nepotism policies -- Truth serum: medical, drug, psychological and skill testing -- What's that you're wearing? enforcing dress codes and controlling conduct -- Living in a glass house: a look at privacy in the electronic workplace -- Personal, private, and confidential: an employer's access to and release of workplace information -- Let's look in your drawers: monitoring performance and conducting searches, surveillalnce, and investigations on the job -- My time, my life: a look at employer regulation of off-duty conduct -- Emerging issues in workplace privacy.
Note English.
ISBN 0585022755 (electronic bk.)
9780585022758 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 42328945
Additional Format Print version: Hubbartt, William S. New battle over workplace privacy. New York : AMACOM, ©1998 0814403573 (DLC) 97038669 (OCoLC)37742305.
Table of Contents
1Privacy Rights: The New Employee Relations Battlefield1
2Why Employers Pry14
3Privacy Law Primer26
4Don't Judge the Book by Its Cover: Preemployment Inquiries, Background Checks, and Nepotism Policies58
5Truth Serum: Medical, Drug, Psychological, and Skill Testing95
6What's That You're Wearing? Enforcing Dress Codes and Controlling Conduct127
7Living in a Glass House: A Look at Privacy in the Electronic Workplace140
8Personal, Private, and Confidential: An Employer's Access to and Release of Workplace Information160
9Let's Look in Your Drawers: Monitoring Performance and Conducting Searches, Surveillance, and Investigations on the Job185
10My Time, My Life: A Look at Employer Regulation of Off-Duty Conduct221
11Emerging Issues in Workplace Privacy253
 Abbreviations Used in Notes262
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