School custodian refuses to download phone app that monitors location, says it got her fired

School custodian refuses to download phone app that monitors location, says it got her fired

But last October, after being on the job for about six weeks, her boss at the cleaning company sent out a companywide message — telling employees to download an app on their personal phones that would check their location and ensure they were working their scheduled hours.

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H&M Fined €35.2 Mn for Violating Employees’ Privacy

H&M Fined €35.2 Mn for Violating Employees’ Privacy

& Co KG (H&M) was fined €35.2 (US$41.1 million) by the Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (HmbBfDI) for violating the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).The amount of the fine imposed is therefore adequate and effective to deter companies from violating the privacy of their employees.

FreePN - 4 Tips to Stay Private While Job Hunting

FreePN - 4 Tips to Stay Private While Job Hunting

Sharing information such as your mailing address and phone number on a publicly available online resume is a bad idea; scammers sometimes use public resumes to look for identifying information and use that to employ phishing scams, blackmail, or identity theft.

Privacy in the Workplace

Privacy in the Workplace

Whether you go the networking route or sign up for job-hunting sites, from a privacy perspective, I would approach it the same way: get a work email and a work phone number.Generally speaking, it is illegal for an employer to force you to download company programs to your personal devices.

Worker fired for declining a face scan awarded $23,200

Worker fired for declining a face scan awarded $23,200

Fensom worked for construction company KME Services for eight months as a lead electrician during the construction of Christchurch's new hospital before he was fired on October 30, 2018, the Employment Relations Authority said in its determination.

Physician’s personal email hacked; medical records of 7,000 patients potentially compromised

Physician’s personal email hacked; medical records of 7,000 patients potentially compromised

According to the report, a physician working at Calgary’s Richmond Road Diagnostic and Treatment Centre said that his personal Gmail account, which he used to transmit health information, has been hacked.“This breach is unacceptable and should never have occurred and we are certainly apologizing to our patients whose privacy may have been breached,” said Dr. Ted Braun, AHS vice president and medical director for central and southern Alberta.

Microchipping your employees will always be dehumanizing — and pointless

Microchipping your employees will always be dehumanizing — and pointless

But it’s absurd to think that the “human-embedded option,” which is basically a code (private key) embedded in an RFID chip, the same one you use to access your gym, is the wave of the future.

Your employer has more intimate data on you than Amazon, Apple or Facebook

Your employer has more intimate data on you than Amazon, Apple or Facebook

Those include location tracking through a company-issued phone’s GPS or an employee ID badge, communication monitoring through email monitoring, Slack messages WORK, +1.13% or keystroke logging, and wellness programs that track health data, including sleep patterns.

Privacy - Wherefore Art Thou? The Third Circuit Denies 4th Amendment Right

Privacy - Wherefore Art Thou? The Third Circuit Denies 4th Amendment Right

The Supreme Court held that Fourth Amendment privacy rights do attach to such personal location information and that the government may not obtain that information without a warrant.

Companies 'can sack workers for refusing to use fingerprint scanners'

Companies 'can sack workers for refusing to use fingerprint scanners'

Businesses using fingerprint scanners to monitor their workforce can legally sack employees who refuse to hand over biometric information on privacy grounds, the Fair Work Commission has ruled.

What DNA testing kit companies are really doing with your data – Computer Security Articles

What DNA testing kit companies are really doing with your data – Computer Security Articles

Thinking back to her sign-up experience, Sarah suddenly worried about the massive amount of personally identifiable information she already handed over to the company.

'What was your most unusual sex act?' Cincy police, fire recruits asked about sex

'What was your most unusual sex act?' Cincy police, fire recruits asked about sex

Buy Photo Cincinnati police and firefighter recruits are asked to describe their "most unusual sex act" in a questionnaire that can later become accessible to the public. Cincinnati police and firefighter recruits are asked to describe their "most unusual sex act" in a questionnaire that can later become accessible to the public.

At Stake in Lawsuit: What Can Bosses Access on Your Personal Devices?

At Stake in Lawsuit: What Can Bosses Access on Your Personal Devices?

Paul Iacovacci, an ex-managing director at Brevet Capital Management LLC, sued his former employer last week, accusing the New York investment firm of accessing his home computer to read his personal emails and steal data stored on personal hard drives.

Privacy risks for customers and workers in the gig economy

Privacy risks for customers and workers in the gig economy

As a customer in the gig economy, it’s important to understand that your data is often shared not only with the corporate entity operating a given platform, but also with the workers who use it to find and accept work.