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Carrity v. John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company

Carrity v. John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company. Once you have reviewed the case, answer the following:

A) Do you agree with the court's decision?
B) Is termination for violating an email policy too harsh?
C) Does the employer have the right to explain the reason for an employee's discharge to his or her coworkers?

Defend each answer and cite specific course concepts in answering each sub-question. What are your views on the appropriateness of the Employee Polygraph Protection Act of 1988.

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Carrity v. John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company (Employment Law)

Carrity v. John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company." Once you have reviewed the case, answer the following:

A) Do you agree with the court's decision?
I agree with the court's decision. The reason is that the employee should not have expected privacy after the employee had agreed to the company policy that reserved the right to examine all e-mail files and folders. The defense that the Massachusetts Wiretap Act applied also is not reasonable because the e-mails were not intercepted during transmission. The facts of the case show that the company policy had been violated and so the court was correct in upholding the dismissal of employees.

B) Is termination for ...

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