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Tag Archives: BYOD

Overtime Pay for Use of Cell Phone?

Posted in eCommerce
A group of Chicago Police are suing for overtime pay since the City allegedly expected the officers “to be available twenty-four [hours] per day via Blackberry.” In their lawsuit the officers “felt obligated to respond to these email communications and telephone call while off duty.” Huffingtonpost reported that the officers claimed: …police brass pressured subordinates … Continue Reading

BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) -Sample Policies

Posted in eCommerce
The Federal CIO Council (CIOC) recently released a BYOD Toolkit which is part of a plan “to develop government-wide BYOD guidance based on lessons learned from successful BYOD programs.” The Toolkit is “not meant to be comprehensive, but rather provides key areas for consideration” and the Toolkit includes these Sample Policies: #1: Policy and Guidelines … Continue Reading

BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) Policies Affect Everyone

Posted in eCommerce
Even if employers provide cell devices/tablets to employees, many employees now insist on using their own iPhones, Droids, Blackberries, and tablets. However many privacy and data ownership legal issues are unresolved. At InnoTech on May 17, 2012 I had the honor to serve on a panel entitled “BYOD – Consumerization of IT & Policy Management” … Continue Reading

Legal Issues Abound with BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)

Posted in Internet Privacy
BYOD has created new challenges for those employers who encourage their employees to buy their own cell phones, tablet devices, and/or computers. After a recent discussion about BYOD my good friend Galen Gruman (Executive Editor of InfoWorld for Features) posted an InfoWorld blog “Lost in BYOD’s uncharted legal waters” which includes many important legal and business issues. Before … Continue Reading