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Smart Policies for Workplace Technologies: Email, Blogs, Cell Phones & More, Second Edition

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Every new device that promises to make our lives easier brings with it the risk of misuse -- whether accidental or intentional. That's why it's so important that any business that employs both people and computers create a safe and sensible policy for the appropriate use of technologies in the workplace.

Smart Policies for Workplace Technologies provides the tools employers need to assess your current policies' effectiveness, along with information on how to draft or revise, then distribute and enforce your new customized policies.

Protect your business with a policy that addresses:

  • protection of trade secrets
  • customer, employer and employee privacy
  • communicating with employees regarding privacy policy
  • management of electronic documents and tools
  • limiting liability for employee misconduct
  • conserving company resources

Smart Policies for Workplace Technologies keeps your business safe, online and off. The 2nd edition includes a new chapter on the use of social networking sites, such as Facebook and Twitter. It's been fully updated to include the latest statistics, legal rules, and information about workplace technology, including developments at the federal level.

Included Forms

  • Computer and Software Use Policy
  • Email Policy
  • Internet Policy
  • Instant Messaging Policy
  • Blogs and Personal Posting Policy
  • Cell Phone Policy
  • Portable Computing Device Policy
  • Camera Phone Policy
  • Electronic Communications and Equipment Policy Acknowledgment Form
  • Company-Sponsored Social Media Policy

About the Author:

Lisa Guerin, JD, is an editor at Nolo specializing in employment law. She is the author or coauthor of several Nolo books, including The Manager’s Legal Handbook, Dealing with Problem Employees, The Essential Guide to Federal Employment Law, The Essential Guide to Workplace Investigations, Create Your Own Employee Handbook, and The Progressive Discipline Handbook. Ms Guerin has practiced employment law in government, public interest, and private practice, where she represented clients at all levels of state and federal courts and in agency proceedings.

Additional Information
Name Smart Policies for Workplace Technologies: Email, Blogs, Cell Phones & More, Second Edition
SKU 61.15009-2
Year published 2011
Page count 216
Publisher SHRM
ISBN 9781413313260
Author Lisa Guerin, J.D.
Format Paperback
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