Debunking common misconceptions around employee privacySome employers believe in unfettered access, others ‘paralyzed’ by lawsBy Bettina Burgess08/15/2011|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 08/16/2011 There are few, if any, employers that can operate without computers. It’s equally true there are very few employers that can operate without allowing employees access to computers and all the associated accoutrements, such as email and the Internet. Regrettably, along with such access comes abuse. There is always that one employee… or two or three. Computers have given individuals the ability to do very disturbing, damaging and sometimes illegal things at work using work equipment, and those same employees typically claim they are entitled to do so on the basis of their fundamental right to privacy. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.