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More Spying on Remote Workers Draws Lawmaker Ire

Crain's New York Business

07 Dec 2021

Suhna Pierce spoke to Crain’s New York Business for an article about the increase of companies using workplace monitoring software during the pandemic, prompting new legislature in New York that will require employers to provide notice to their workers if they are tracking their emails, calls, or internet activity.

According to Suhna, there are some exceptions to the law, noting that employers do not need to provide notice for software programs if they are not targeted at individual employees, if they are performed strictly for systems administration, or if they are designed to manage the volume of email, calls, or internet use, such as a spam filter.

Suhna added that language in the law describes how it should read, including a provision that email and internet usage “may be subject to monitoring at all times and by any lawful means.”

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