The last scandal in D.C. provides another teachable moment for employment law. Many of us mistakenly believe that personal e-mails are private. That is not always the case. If you are using a work e-mail, you should expect that your e-mail is not private. Even if you are using a private e-mail account but sending or receiving an e-mail from your work computer, you should have a lower expectation of privacy, depending on your company’s technology policy. Bottom Line, if you want to send or receive an e-mail you do not want your boss to see, do not use your work e-mail address or computer owned by your employer. For more information, please contact Darren McClain.
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