Discussions

Discussions

 

Discussion 1

 

  • Employers often want to find out if their workers are productive and loyal. Determine at least one limit that you would place upon a private employer’s rights to monitor the productivity and communications of employees at work. Support your response.
  • Speculate whether employers should have more or fewer rights to monitor employee use of company equipment, such as laptops, tablets, and cell phones issued for out-of-office, potentially after-hours work. Suggest at least three methods for an employer to monitor its employees’ use of company equipments. Provide a rationale for your response.

 

Discussion 2

 

  • From the first e-Activity, determine to what extent companies should be able to use employee data and dictate participation in wellness programs to control health insurance premiums. Select one specific policy from one of the companies that you researched which allows for the use of employee information in this manner, and argue for or against the policy from both company and employee perspectives.
  • From the second e-Activity, analyze the key differences between Europe’s approach to privacy protection and that taken in the United States. Next, make at least one recommendation for the United States to consider regarding privacy protection.