Posts tagged data privacy
Five Reasons Employers Should Implement Employee Confidentiality Agreements

Most businesses have and use a significant amount of confidential information. Such information can range from customer lists to proprietary manufacturing processes and formulas, which give a business a competitive advantage in its market.  

Although common law principles and statutes, such as the state Uniform Trade Secrets Act (UTSA) and the federal Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA), provide protection of a business's confidential information, most businesses would greatly benefit by implementing employee confidentiality agreements, yet few do so.  

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Employee Data Privacy -What Employers Need to Know

Employers typically do not realize the amount of personally identifiable information (PII) that they maintain concerning their employees or that they can be held liable to employees for failing to adequately protect PII.  The definition of PII varies by state.  Thus, depending on the state (or states) in which a company has offices, or in which employees reside, protected PII can include employees':

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