Employers have a right to monitor employees' online communications

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) recently ruled that companies can monitor their employees’ online communication if there is a legitimate reason to do so.

CapeTalk’s John Maytham on Thursday interviewed Chris Todd, Head of Employment and Benefits at Bowman Gilfillan, about employers' rights.

Listen to the full conversation on The John Maytham Show:

There’s been increasing focus on the importance of privacy for employees and other used telecommunication devises

Chris Todd, Head of Employment and Benefits at Bowman Gilfillan

What the terms and conditions say is 'I understand that this is my work machine, my work email system and the employer is allowed to look at it'

Chris Todd, Head of Employment and Benefits at Bowman Gilfillan

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