From Smartphones to iPads: Legal Issues When Employees Bring Their Own Devices to Work
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It is quite common for employees to use their personal computers, smartphones, and tablets to send and receive work-based communications and perform other work-related tasks. In fact, the term BYOD, bring your own device, has been coined to describe this growing trend.
BYOD in the workplace can provide employers an added connection to their workforce, allowing employees to efficiently address important matters quicker than in the past. Also, allowing access to the employer's network via the employee's own personal devices may result in greater overall efficiency and productivity, fewer electronic devices to keep track of, and the ability to use the most up-to-date devices and features.
But there are drawbacks as well. Employers may have a harder time managing and protecting sensitive data when it is stored or can be easily accessed from employee-owned devices. In addition, the 24/7 access could create potential wage and hour problems if not monitored carefully.
To reduce legal and liability risks, companies need to implement a Bring Your Own Device policy that includes mobile device security policies, password policies, encryption policies, data classification policies, acceptable use policies, and more.
- Sexting and related forms of sexual harassment
- Distracted driving
- Social media content
- Lost devices with unsecured data
- Reducing liability risks
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James Crumlin dedicates his professional career to serving his clients and his community. As a lawyer, he concentrates his practice in the areas of labor and employment law, small business law and mid-size business representation, corporate business litigation and entertainment law. As a community advocate, he dedicates his time to leadership roles for several of Nashville's civic and charitable causes.
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mobile devices, sexual harassment, texting, sexting, social media
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