Monitoring Employees' Email and Internet Use at Work - Balancing the Interests of Employers and Employees

Wheelwright, Karen - "Monitoring Employees' Email and Internet Use at Work - Balancing the Interests of Employers and Employees" [2002] JlLawInfoSci 4

(2002) 13(1) Journal of Law, Information and Science 70

17 Pages Posted: 18 Jul 2013

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Karen Wheelwright

Monash University - Faculty of Law

Date Written: December 1, 2002

Abstract

The increased use of email and the internet in the workplace raises important legal questions for workers and employers. The purpose of this paper is to explore some of the legal implications of use by employees of workplace email and internet systems, with particular focus on employer monitoring of the use of email and internet and its implications for employee privacy.

Keywords: internet, email, employee, employer

JEL Classification: J59

Suggested Citation

Wheelwright, Karen, Monitoring Employees' Email and Internet Use at Work - Balancing the Interests of Employers and Employees (December 1, 2002). (2002) 13(1) Journal of Law, Information and Science 70. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2295238 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2295238

Karen Wheelwright (Contact Author)

Monash University - Faculty of Law ( email )

Wellington Road
Clayton, Victoria 3800
Australia

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