Howell Quoted on Workplace Monitoring

08 February 2010 Portfolio News
Foley Partner Chanley Howell was quoted in an article that appeared on Portfolio on February 8, 2010 titled “Big Brother at Work.” Howell discusses how companies can monitor their employees’ email, text messages, and phone calls without breaking the law, stating that it is important for companies to have a written policy disclosing their surveillance practices. He adds that secure employee usage agreements are essential for companies to avoid legal gray areas such as monitoring employee text messages or recording keystrokes through software.