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Supreme Court to decide: Are employees’ personal text messages private?

12/15/2009

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear a case that could settle the contentious issue of whether employers have a right to read personal text messages employees send using employer-provided equipment and bandwidth. It's yet another bump in the evolving landscape of employee use of technology at work (the topic, by the way, of this week's HR Specialist webinar, "Employees Online: Social Media at Work").

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