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Your Employees Are Stealing Your Data

Employee resigns. But before her last day of work, Employee copies thousands of emails and documents from Employer's computer. Off goes Employee into the sunset. How often is this scenario? I bet most employers think this never happens in their workplace. I'd be willing to bet that it...

Coworking Part 2: Data & Privacy Risks

In my last blog post, I discussed the emerging importance of coworking spaces in the post-industrial workforce. In this part two of the series, at the risk of bursting this utopian post-industrial bubble, I set out some of the more pressing employment law issues with coworking spaces. (1) Confidential...

Three Tips for Protecting Your Electronically Stored Confidential Information

Employers, do you know what apps your employees are using? That’s the question posed by a recent article in the WSJ. ( See Companies Don’t Know What Apps Their Employees Are Using ). My guess is that the answer to this important question is, “No.” Here are my top tips for how...

Are You Doing Enough to Protect Your Trade Secrets From Theft in the Cloud?

Do your employees use Dropbox (or Google Drive, or Box, or iCloud, etc.) to store work documents? The appeal of these cloud services is easy to see. Because they provide the ability to store electronic files and access them across multiple devices linked to the same account (i.e., one’s office...

More on Data Security as an Unfair Labor Practice

A few months ago, I wrote how the NLRB was exploring new areas of potential protected concerted activity to regulate. One such area is information and data security. According to Employment Law 360 [subscription required/free trial available upon registration], the NLRB potentially is looking to expand...

Data Breaches-A New Topic For Collective Bargaining?

by Martin J. Saunders The NLRA requires employers whose employees are represented by a union to maintain the employee’s existing terms and conditions of employment and to negotiate with the union before implementing any changes to those conditions. Even fundamental changes in the business itself...