Privacy in the Workplace: Microchips, really?

By: Mark P.A. Hudson
Mark HudsonIn July, a Wisconsin company installed rice-sized microchips in its employees.  Why?  (1) employees could scan into the building, and (2) employees could purchase food.  From monitoring social media to wearable technology, privacy issues are here to stay.  This session will cover a myriad of privacy related topics in the workplace.  With the privacy law backdrop, the session will then dive into the critical cultural decision of where is the privacy line.


Objectives of this presentation include:

  • Provide background on a variety of important privacy issues facing the workplace
  • Analyze the legal impacts and risk management techniques to making important privacy-related decisions
  • Engage the participants in an interactive discussion of where privacy in the workplace is going and how to manage such issues

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About the Speaker:
Mark Hudson is an Attorney and Senior Vice President at Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C. Mark’s work focuses on labor and employment compliance and counseling (including personnel policies and decisions, workplace investigations, affirmative action program compliance, wage and hour advice, and general employment counseling), labor and employment litigation (including equal opportunity, wrongful discharge, discrimination, sexual harassment and defense of employment-related claims), and fair housing litigation and compliance.

Prior to joining Shuttleworth, Mark worked at a large Omaha law firm practicing in a regional labor and employment law section. Mark also is the co-author of “McDonnell Douglas: Alive and Well”, 52 Drake Law Review 383 (2004), is a Contributing Editor for BNA’s leading labor law treatise, The Developing Labor Law, and is a Chapter Monitor for BNA’s and the ABA Section on Labor and Employment Law’s definitive reference on the law of discrimination in the workplace, Employment Discrimination Law.

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