LegalMarch 11, 2019

Wolters Kluwer white paper examines management of employees in the Digital Age

Cutting edge analysis of the legal and compliance issues that arise during the hiring process, the employment relationship and termination in today's technology world.

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. today announced the release of a new white paper on the legal concerns and the compliance issues that arise as the business use of technology has increased. Authored by Wolters Kluwer’s senior employment law analyst Lorene D. Park, the white paper is the company’s latest analysis on labor and employment law’s intersection with technology pertaining to accessibility, discrimination, social media use, privacy, trade secrets, and more.

As a leading provider of digital labor and employment law content and solutions, Wolters Kluwer’s legal experts continually provide actionable material and tools for professionals in this rapidly evolving regulatory landscape. The white paper offers valuable insight on ADA and anti-discrimination compliance vis-à-vis electronic hiring practices such as video interviews, online applications, and social media audits of potential employees. It also provides extensive legal analysis on onboarding in a digital age, data breaches, computer-use policies, social media, technology and employee privacy, mobile devices and email accounts, and surveillance of employees.

“With the widespread use of technology, compliance issues now pervade all facets of business, including the employment relationship,” said Park, who has served ten years as a senior analyst for Wolters Kluwer’s digital content on labor and employment law. “This white paper will guide business and legal professionals when they face questions about the labor and employment regulatory landscape in today’s digital age.”

Notable topics covered in this white paper include:

  • Cybersecurity and breach notification issues
  • Accessibility and ADA considerations
  • NLRA protections expand for new tech
  • Surveillance (GPA, biometrics, hacking, and more)
  • ECPA, SCA, CFAA, and other key statues
  • Computer use, internet, and social media policies

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Wolters Kluwer provides practical, up to date content on labor and employment law. Notable products include the Labor and Employment Law Library on Cheetah™, a complete online resource that links federal and state labor and employment laws to thousands of cases, concise explanations, expert analysis and more than 40,000 arbitration awards, creating one of the most robust online libraries for labor and employment law research. The Cheetah platform also includes Employment Law Daily and time-saving tools such as federal and state employment law comparison charts, tracker news alerts, and SmartTasks, workflow tools to ensure compliance with critical legal issues.


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