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Differences among constitutional, statutory, common laws

What are the similarities and differences among the constitutional, statutory, and common laws protecting employee privacy?

Do employees today have a right to privacy in the work place? Identify areas in which an employee's privacy can be compromised. What can an employer do to ensure the employee's privacy is protected?

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//The paper discusses about the similarities and differences between the three different laws I.e. Constitutional Laws, statutory laws and the common laws related to the protection of the privacy of the employees. It also includes an introduction about the privacy rights of the employees at the workplace. In addition to this, it also includes the areas, where the privacy of the employees is being compromised. It also includes about the steps that employers can take at the workplace to ensure the protection of the privacy of the employees.//

The technological advances, I.e. The use of e-mails and Internet at the workplace have impacted the privacy of the employees. A constitutional, statutory and common law examine and protects the privacy of the employees at the workplace. The constitutional law provides right to privacy by being independent of the privacy rights of the Federal constitution in some of the states of U.S. There are certain restrictions imposed by the fourth amendment of the U.S. Constitution related to the privacy of the employees which are implemented against the laws of federal government. The constitutional laws protect the privacy rights mostly to the employees belonging to the public sector, not of the private sector (Rich, 1995).
The statutory laws have been framed by the different states of the United States. Some of the states may have vast statutory protection and privacy rights, while some of them might have narrow framework of statutory protection and privacy rights for the employees. These statutory laws have laid down certain provisions that restrict the employers to keep a check of their employees to protect the rights of the employees (Chumbler, 2007). Common Law can be defined as the interpretation of the law by the courts of the state. Common law for protecting the privacy rights of the employees is mainly defined under the Tort law (Walsh, 2009).

The primary similarity between the three laws is that they all are part of the American legal system and all of them are applied to ...

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