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Employee Rights to Privacy in the Workplace - Valenti Mgt

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Some companies install surveillance equipment (cameras, computer software) to monitor their employees. Valenti Management, which owns and runs 117 Wendy's and 17 Chili's restaurants, has installed fingerprint scanners on all its cash registers. Do you think these measures infringe too much on individual privacy? Can a company take prevention too far? How do you strike a balance between prevention and intrusion?

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Employees have a constitutional right to a reasonable expectation of privacy when in the work place. That being said, an employer, especially in a privately owned franchise such as the Valenti group, has the ability to impose many levels of security that monitor employee behaviors as long as they give the employee due notice that the monitoring exist(Krell, 2010).

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Employees have a constitutional right to a reasonable expectation of privacy when in the work place. That being said, an employer, especially in a privately owned franchise such as the Valenti group, has the ability to impose many levels of security that monitor employee behaviors as long as they give the employee due notice that the monitoring exist(Krell, 2010).

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