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“Are the bathroom breaks too long? Are you chatting with co-workers? Wasting any time? These devices show if you’re working at maximum efficiency,” says Paula Brantner, senior adviser at employee rights group Workplace Fairness.
Another nagging concern: What if this sensitive personal information is hacked? What are the rights of employees whose personal records are at risk and may be misused?
Affirming the decision of the Merit Systems Protection Board that the dismissal of a rigger supervisor who tested positive for a prohibited substance in a drug test administered following a crane accident because there was reasonable suspicion he was the cause of the accident, so the drug test was properly administrated and did not violate his constitutional rights.
Annulling a Workers Compensation Appeals Board order denying the County's petition for reconsideration and affirming a workers compensation administrative law judge's order awarding temporary disability benefits for periods of disability occurring more than five years after a worker's injury because the Labor Code precludes the award of temporary disability payments beyond five years.
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